Location: Province of Naples
Plates: African plate is being subducted beneath the Eurasian plate
Plate Boundary: Subduction Zone
Driving force: Water and Gravity
Volcano type: Stratovolcano
Causes of eruption: Immense force of piled up magma and gas
How it looks: Eruptions are very explosive and large
How often it erupts: Has experienced eight major eruptions in the last 17,000 years.
Signs before eruption: Signs may include very small earthquakes beneath the volcano, slight inflation, or swelling, of the volcano and increased emission of heat and gas from vents on the volcano
Most dangerous volcano type: The Cinder Cone Volcano is usually the most dangerous type of volcano because it tends to explode when it erupts.
Lava, ash, and heat are some of the many effects of volcanoes
To avoid being killed or affected by a volcanic eruption, it is best to just not live by a volcano. If you must live by a volcano, always have a Family Emergency Plan and make an emergency supply kit.
Diseases from volcanoes: When a volcano erupts, the ash and smoke in the air an infect your lungs and make you deathly sick.