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  Volcanoes
What causes volcanoes?
Are there different types of volcanoes?
What effects do volcanoes have?
Can we predict when a volcano is going to erupt?
Which volcano has killed the most people?
Do volcanoes do anything good?
Volcano facts

 
Two fiery craters of the Cerro Negro volcano in Nicaragua Do volcanoes do anything good?
Volcanic ash is very good for soil, so plants grow quickly and strong after a volcano.

Volcanic slopes left after an eruption are very steep, so rare and delicate plants and animals can set up home there and be protected.

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