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Volcanoes

Welcome. This group is created for images of Volcanoes, both active and dormant, including Volcanic Ash, Eruptions, Lava, and Craters. If you have such images, you can include them here. They can be in the form of photos, paintings, artworks, or digital arts.

The only rule is that submissions must be of high quality and excellent resolution--crisp and clean. Please follow this and all DN rules.

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Last Activity: 1 Week Ago
Group Leader: RockportSpur
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Submissions: Open
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Founded: August 23rd, 2017

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Volcano Aso in Japan
Volcano Aso in JapanUploaded by: gundega
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Volcanoes in Indonesia
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Volcano in Russia
Volcano in RussiaUploaded by: gundega
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Saint Helens Volcano, USA
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The Pitons, St. Lucia
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A volcano is a rupture in the crust of a planetary-mass object, such as Earth, that allows hot lava, volcanic ash, and gases to escape from a magma chamber below the surface. Earth's volcanoes occur because its crust is broken into 17 major, rigid tectonic plates that float on a hotter, softer layer in its mantle.


Lava is the molten rock expelled by a volcano during an eruption. The resulting rock after solidification and cooling is also called lava. The molten rock is formed in the interior of some planets, including Earth, and some of their satellites. The source of the heat that melts the rock within the earth is geothermal energy.

 

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