Volcano Types Diagram

Volcanos are often classified by plotting their degree of "explosiveness" (y axis) and height of the erpution column (x axis).... the largest and most dangerous eruptions have high values of both. Check over each type for examples.


Note- this example is here is purely for showing how flickr can be used to create "hotspot" learning objects.... my geology knowledge is extremely rusty!


Flickr has neutered the notes capability, but you can see the notes they refuse to show via


  • Frank Paynter 7y

    I used this graphic to illustrate a blog post at Super Eco. Thanks for making it available via Creative Commons.
  • greekgeek 5y

    What a great idea, and thank you for making it Creative Commons!

    Now I'm off to add it to my introductory page on Volcanoes.. (Photo Gallery, down near bottom of front page)
  • verticelli 5y

    Bella idea! è una funzionalità che penso di sfruttare con i miei alunni!
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