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    Introduction In this paper the Soufriere Hills Volcano will be analyzes in several different parts; an introduction to the Soufriere Hills volcano, the composition of the magma and lava in the volcano, other characteristics of the magma and lava, ash production from eruptions, pyroclastic flows, volcanic activity before the 1995 eruption, the 1995 eruption, cyclic activity within the volcano, and potential hazards of the Soufriere Hills volcano. Soufriere Hills volcano is located in the south central part of the British overseas territorial island of Montserrat near the northern end of the Lesser Antilles volcanic arc in the West Indies (Young et al., 1998). The island of Montserrat is comprised of a number of volcanic centers that range…

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    The Dome of the Rock has a substantial egg molded vault that is principally made of a gold shaded material. The building is octagonal and has exceptionally detailed outlines around the whole outside. The building appears to have an attention on symmetry and repetition. The shading plans and outlines are rehashed around the entire building. The outlines and shapes are fundamentally blue, green, and yellow. The dome has tiles lining it the distance to the point on the top where a little pole…

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    Brunelleschi’s Pazzi Chapel at Santa Croce, begun in 1441 in Florence furthers the application of geometric ideals in a chapter house for clergymen. Although not exactly centrally planned due to the additional breadth from flanking barrel vaults, the ordered designs of the primary space and central dome demonstrate Brunelleschi’s ordered design. The chapel’s dome “rests above the center of a rectangular structure,” similar to Hagia Sophia. Its dome is unique from the Old Sacristy in its…

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    A lot of architecture in this modern era reflects that of the past. Ancient Rome specifically had a large influence on the structure of buildings that still stand today. Asheville in particular is a very architecturally interesting city because it hasn 't been completely modernized with tall, straight buildings and has many older buildings still standing even in the center of town. There are many buildings and churches in this little town that reflect past building techniques and styles. One…

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    Finally, with a lot of work done, construction on the dome began, which was rebuilt, and reinforced in 1855, making the dome a massive, almost looming, part of the building, which the book suggests “keeps the building from looking like a cathedral. The Texas Capitol design resulted from a contest, similar to the one the went over for the US Capitol, and was won by a man from Detroit by the name of E.E. Myers. Originally supposed to be made of limestone, the quick discoloration of it led to need…

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    Baroque is a tradition representative of Europe art culture style. This word comes from Portuguese ”BARROCO”, which means pearls that not perfect sphere and in the early time it refers to grotesque shape. In addition, “Baroque” means peculiar, strange, and distortive in Italian. Moreover, “Baroque” in French means messy. In the early Europe, it used to describe the work that "lack of classical balance ", which was originally named that advocate of classical art in seventeenth Century is…

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    large in size but the exterior has little decoration but allows us to see how solid and sturdy this building is. The focus of this building is around the central dome. The central dome is surrounded by half domes on each side and then more half domes. These domes and vast open spaces are part of what makes this church a longitudinal basilica. St. Mark's was built as a result of the Second Golden Age. This church is also quite large and sits on a vast piazza. While Hagia Sophia is simple on the…

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    influenced from many different natural occurrences from 25,000 to 18,000 years ago. Referring back to the May 22, 1915 eruption, the active volcano created a great deal of devastation and depressions; known as the Devastated Area. The devastation caused has an area of three square miles. Volcanoes are common at Lassen. In fact, Lassen is home to all four types of volcanoes, which are shield, cinder cone, plug dome, and composite. One of their shield volcanoes is Mount Harkness and it is circular…

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    Though one familiar image may come to mind, there are actually many different types of volcanoes. Cinder cone volcanoes are the most common type. According to an article by NASA, “these volcanoes consist almost entirely of loose, grainy cinders consisting typically of basaltic and andesitic material and almost no lava” (Volcano Types). Cinder cones are small volcanoes and tend to only rise about 1,000 feet and their craters are small and have steep sides. Though usually classified as a major…

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    Volcanoes Research Paper

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    changes happen, volcanoes can erupt. This means that the gases and melted rock below shoot up through the opening and spill over as lava. Eruptions can lead to lava flows, falling ash, mudslides, and much more. How do volcanoes form? Volcanoes form when magma deep within the Earth makes its way to the surface. When the volcano erupts, lava spills over and ash rains down. Each time the lava and ash deposits cool, they create a bigger and bigger volcano. When do volcanoes erupt? The outer…

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