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Antarctic Volcanism: Explore the remotest volcanoes of the planet!

  • 1. Geosciences Barcelona
  • 2. University of Minnesota
  • 3. University of Leicester
  • 4. University of Kansas
  • 5. INGV - Pisa
  • 6. Bowling Green State University
  • 7. GNS Science
  • 8. New Mexico Tech
  • 9. Jackson School of Sciences


Volcanic eruptions are some of the most spectacular and most destructive natural events. Antarctica is home to more than one hundred volcanoes, some of which are entirely buried beneath the ice sheet. Some of these volcanoes are active, and have attracted many explorers and scientists. In this book you will discover where volcanoes are located on Earth, how they erupt, what the different types of volcanic activity are, and how volcanoes can be dangerous and affect life and the environment around them. You will learn how many volcanoes are located in Antarctica, which are the largest and most active, what happens when a volcano erupts into ice, and how scientists are able to study volcanoes in a place as remote as Antarctica. 



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