NOAA Significant Volcanics

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A volcano is defined as a vent in the earth's crust through which lava, steam, ashes, etc., are expelled, either continuously or at irregular intervals. These natural disasters can cause extreme amounts of damage and have taken the lives of many people. Around the world approximately 35 volcanic eruptions occur each year and have taken the lives of 27,433 people since 1980 (Statistic Brain 2017). According to the National Center for Environmental Information since 1956 there have been ten significant volcanic eruptions in the country of Russia, two of which resulted in a tsunami (NOAA Significant Volcanic Events Database). In this essay I will be discussing the geographic and tectonic location, history of eruptions, history of volcanic impact
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