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Global distribution of volcanoes

There are about 800 active volcanoes on the earth’s surface. Besides these these, there are many thousands of extinct volcanic cones, most of which are under the seafloor. A great majority of volcanoes are found to be concentrated along the following belts. Read Similar article The Circum-Pacific Belt The Alpine-Indonesian Belt The Mid-Oceanic Ridges African …