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Volcanic Eruptions

Volcanic eruptions are of two types: (i) centeral eruptions, (ii) Fissure eruptions. Central Eruptions: In central eruptions, the emission of lava takes place through a vent. Such a volcano usually exhibits a cone-and-crater arrangement. This volcano may have parasitic cones on the flanks of the main structure. Etna, a European volcano, has more than 200 …