Eruption Styles of Volcanoes?

Answer The explosive power of a volcanic eruption can manifest itself in many different ways. Volcanoes around the world exhibit a variety of different eruption styles. The different types of eruptions ea... Read More »

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Does Mauna Loa have a quiet eruption or explosive eruption?

The Mauna Loa volcano on the big island of Hawaii has quiet eruptions. Whether a volcano has quiet or explosive eruptions depends on the level of gas in the magma. Explosive eruptions have high lev... Read More »

Differences Between Mud Volcanoes & Phreatomagmatic Volcanoes?

The mountainous structure of a volcano is responsible for unleashing massive amounts of energy, lava and ash during an eruption. Mud and phreatomagmatic are words that best describe a type of erupt... Read More »

Volcano Eruption Experiments?

Kids and adults alike hold a fascination for Volcanoes; indeed, they are the source of new land on Earth. They provide some brilliant light shows when erupting. Unfortunately not everyone can take... Read More »

The Correct Way to Play "Eruption"?

"Eruption" is the iconic instrumental track performed by Eddie Van Halen on the band's self-titled album. The track is unusual because is it almost entirely a solo piece, with only brief accompanim... Read More »