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  • Reading Passage Analysis

    is describing as a third rock in the reading passage. The reading passage informs us about the characteristics of the three rocks. The most common rock is Igneous rock which means fire. The example of it is granite. By cooling and solidification of lava, igneous rock will be formed, and this makes up approximately 64.7% of the earth’s crust. The second common one is Sedimentary rocks, which means sit, and the representative example is Sandstone. Sedimentary rock is composed of a little particle…

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  • Mount Etna Research Paper

    African and Eurasian plate. It was formed because the African plate subducted under the Eurasian plate. It has explosive types of eruptions from its 3 summit crater and the lava is pahoehoe. Mt. Etna has the longest recorded eruption history of any volcano. Its most destructive and violent eruption happened in 1669, when the lava decimated 14 towns and villages, leaving 27,000 people homeless. In 1669, it was distinct that Mt. Etna was progressing to erupt. It had…

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  • Volcano Vesuvius In Pompeii Analysis

    Prose Comparison - European Baccalaureate 2016 Both prose pieces revolve around a common event: the eruption of the volcano Vesuvius in Pompeii. On the one hand, Passage b) recalls the eruption from the present time - an article published in The Guardian - whereas Passage a) narrates the incident in real time - an extract from the novel Naples ‘44. However, these two pieces of prose do not appear to concern themselves with the same eruption. Passage a) relates to the eruption during the Roman…

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  • Keiko's Bomb: A Narrative Fiction

    Excerpt from Keiko’s bomb The town exploded with a loud,rumbling sound. I looked up and faced the blinding light with intense heat. Seconds after, the ground started shaking with a vibration that I hadn't felt before. I ran as fast as I could, my heart thumping. Each step I took, my heartfelt heavier. As my hand grasped onto mythe thumping heart, I saw that my left hand was now all covered in blood. People seemed like they were flying in the air;he sound had stopped but the bodies were falling.…

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  • Earthquakes And Volcanoes Research Paper

    Lesson 1: Earthquakes and Volcanoes Layers of the Earth Earth is made up of three layers: crust, mantle and core. The outer layer is the crust, the middle layer is the mantle and the inner layer is the core. Earth's crust and upper mantle are broken into large plates that move slowly. Figure 1 shows the layers of the Earth. Figure 1: Layers of the Earth Plate tectonics The Earth's surface is formed of large pieces of rock called plates that are also called tectonic plates. These plates…

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  • A Poem In Relation To Natural Selection

    A Poem in relation to Natural Selection When one thinks of a giant crack of lighting whitening the sky or the massive roaring of an erupting volcano, the first thing that might befall their mind is violence and destruction. Watching the wrath of mother nature before your eyes can be disheartening. Several movies have depicted her power such as San Andreas (2015), and Geostorm (2017). While these movies are fictional they do display how terrifying nature can be to the frailty of life.…

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  • Mount St Helens

    Mount St. Helens is an 8,363-ft. tall volcanic landmark of the state of Washington. It was a popular tourist attraction and recreation area for most of the 20th century. It was also The U.S.’s 8th tallest mountain, towering at 9,977 ft. It is now the 14th tallest at 8,363 ft. tall, due to a major eruption in May of 1980. On May 18, 1980, the beautiful, peaceful well-known mountain Mount St. Helens became the most dangerous mountain in U.S. history in a matter of minutes. There are records of…

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  • Kyushu Figure 1.1

    Kyushu Figure 1.1: Map Japan Kyushu is the third biggest island located in the south of Japan. Kyushu has a subtropical climate and offers active volcano peaks, natural beauty and near-tropical coastlines (Lonely Planet, 2015). Mount Aso is the largest active volcano, which is situated in the Aso region in Kumamoto Prefecture (Organization, 2015). This is an opportunity to attract tourism to Kyushu. Infrastructure Fukuoka is the…

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  • Why Do Volcanoes Occur

    volcanoes formed in what known as the Ring of Fire. The first volcano being investigated is Augustine which is better known as a stratovolcano; they are unique because they are shaped the type found all around the Ring of Fire. Over the years solidified lava flows gradually built up around the…

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  • What Is Pompeii Disaster?

    Pompeii Disaster There have been few natural disasters quite as catastrophic as the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. The volcano destroyed the ancient Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum by burying them in molten ash, pumice, sulfuric gas, and mud. The eruption killed thousands of people, and the cities have never been rebuilt since. (History.com) The cities were left undiscovered for 1700 years, until 1748. The discovery of Pompeii led to the revelation of artifacts, bodies and…

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