Historically Active Volcano Essay

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Topics: Volcano, Hawaii, Lava
Most people are unfamiliar with the positives of Volcanoes. Volcanoes do cause destruction to people’s houses (and other things) but, the ash, rocks, lava, etc. improves the landscapes and the environment. It also makes great soil for farming, crops, and tilling. They are improving the natural scenery of the land and creating food and work for the people. The volcanoes affect the land in a good way because it is helping to improve our environment/earth.
Nowadays, people don’t see difference between “active volcano” and “Holocene volcano” or they don’t understand it. When people say a volcano is “active”, they are using the term wrong. Scientist says that, “...it is misleading to restrict “active volcano” to recorded human memories: we prefer to add another identifying word (“historically active” or “Holocene volcano”).” (Source 1: How Many Active Volcanoes Are There?). People are probably confused on what these terms actually mean because no one would see the difference or wouldn’t care. Volcanoes are very old, they have been around for thousands of years. Only a few (about) 500 or
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In the western slopes of the Hawaii National Volcanoes Park, they have a reserved forest reserve of the ocean and a mountain. This section includes new landscapes created by fresh lava. The national park has this section because “... so the traveler can experience transitions from substantially untouched to well vegetated volcanic terrain and rainforest.” (Source 3: On the Slopes of Mauna Loa, Hawaii Island) In the south slope it has Waiohinu Valley that goes to the ocean and shows a great view of Kilauea Volcano. The last slope in the east shows the main entrance to the national park with green views (tress) toward the Mauna Loa summit with very unusual Ninole Hills. The Hawaii Island shows natural scenery landscapes can be found anywhere in the

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