Distribution

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Google Earth

Earth for web → 10,000 Years of Volcanoes

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Volcanoes

Use an atlas or Google Earth to mark and label the following volcanoes onto a blank world map.

  • Avachinsky-Koryaksky, Kamchatka, Russia
  • Colima, Jalisco and Colima, Mexico
  • Mount Etna, Sicily, Italy
  • Galeras, Nariño, Colombia
  • Mauna Loa, Hawaii, USA
  • Mount Merapi, Central Java, Indonesia
  • Mount Nyiragongo, Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Mount Rainier, Washington, US
  • Sakurajima, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan
  • Santamaria/Santiaguito, Guatemala
  • Santorini, Cyclades, Greece
  • Taal Volcano, Luzon, Philippines
  • Teide, Canary Islands, Spain
  • Ulawun, New Britain, Papua New Guinea
  • Mount Unzen, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan
  • Vesuvius, Naples, Italy
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Earthquakes

Use an atlas or Google Earth to mark and label the following earthquakes onto a blank world map. You should add to the map the date, magnitude and death toll of each quake.

DateLocationMagnitudeDeath toll
December 26, 2004Indonesia (Sumatra-Andaman Islands)9.0297200
February 22, 2005Iran (Zarand)6.4612
March 28, 2005Indonesia (Nias)8.61313
October 10, 2005Pakistan (Kashmir)7.687351
May 26, 2006Indonesia (Yogyakarta)6.45749
July 17, 2006Indonesia (Java)7.7730
April 2, 2007Solomon Islands8.152
July 16, 2007Japan (Chuetsu Offshore Earthquake)6.612
August 15, 2007Peru8.0510
December 20, 2007New Zealand (Gisborne)6.81
May 12, 2008China (Eastern Sichuan)7.987587
April 6, 2009Italy (L'Aquila)6.3297
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Living in hazardous locations

IGCSE Geography: Living With Natural Hazards from Richard Allaway
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Review

Use BBC News Search to find a new article about the most recent earthquake and/or volcanic eruption.