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An opening or rupture in the earth’s surface through which lava, hot gases, and fragments of rock erupt. The effect of volcanic eruptions on humans is both direct—lava flow, tidal waves, mud slides—and indirect—releasing ash that affects the lungs or weather
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Per the release, the researchers from the University of Adelaide in Australia and the University of Aberdeen in Scotland found the volcanoes in the Cooper-Eromanga basins, located in the north-eastern corner of South Australia and south-western corner of Queensland .
Also present during the two-hour-long sports program sponsored by the Philippine Sports Commission, National Press Club, PAGCOR, Community Basketball Association, and HG Guyabano Tea Leaf Drinks are Bicol Volcanoes vice president Mark Tan and LCC Malls officials Eric Poiret, Ed Ponce and Christian Tan.
But until the end of the year, the eruption of three volcanoes is expected.
" The Volcanoes seized control early on with Justin Coveney scoring the opening five points off a perfectly weighted cross kick from Matthews at the sixth minute.
The Lady Volcanoes progressed to the semifinals and beat Guam, 10-7, to arrange the championship match with Malaysia, who limped with a loss to Guam in Pool B.
The cartogram above visualises the human populations that live within proximity of the world's active volcanoes. It shows a 100km radius drawn around each volcano (see small reference map) which is then resized proportional to the number of people living there.
The lava builds up and hardens as many layers on the volcano, making shield volcanoes some of the largest ones in the world.
Around the globe today, about 800m people live within 100km, and 29m within 10km of active volcanoes.
The Philippine Volcanoes will be very active when their even kicks off.
Mud volcanoes are geological structures formed as a result ofthe emission ofargillaceous material on the Earth's surface or sea floor.