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  • This hub is solely written bearing in mind helping school kids with their assignments. I have written down briefly with illustrations where possible, what mountains are, how they are formed, the types of mountains and how you identify the different types of mountains. I hope you enjoy reading this, and it helps you with your requirements.

    Types and How Mountains are Formed – For kids

    Types and How Mountains are Formed – For kids

    by livingsta221

  • Originally, the active volcanoes on Hawai'i Island were thought to be part of the infamous "Ring of Fire". Current scientific opinion and research suggests that a geothermal hot spot sitting underneath the "Big Island" is responsible for the high amount of geothermal activity.

    Hawaii's Volcanoes: Ring of Fire or Geothermal Hotspots??

    Hawaii's Volcanoes: Ring of Fire or Geothermal Hotspots??

    by Harry Nielsen0

  • The notorious Ring of Fire, which runs all the way from New Zealand to Chile by way of the Aleutian Islands, is home to many of the most potentially destructive volcanoes on the planet.

    12 Dangerous Volcanoes Along the Ring of Fire

    12 Dangerous Volcanoes Along the Ring of Fire

    by Harry Nielsen2

  • The world's oldest and biggest crater rests a few hundred kilometers away from the city of Johannesburg. In addition to its unique size and age, this hole in the ground is a tourist attraction, wildlife hub and a scientific jaw-dropper.

    Only in South Africa — The Vredefort Crater

    Only in South Africa — The Vredefort Crater

    by Jana Louise Smit5

  • If you want to identify a mineral, there are some properties of minerals that you need to examine to narrow it down. This is a guide to how scientists identify minerals by their physical properties.

    Physical Properties of Minerals

    Physical Properties of Minerals

    by Melissa Clason0

  • Where are the world's supervolcanoes? The Western United States, Italy, New Zealand, and Asia all contain volcanoes capable of catastrophic eruptions.

    Supervolcanoes Around the World

    Supervolcanoes Around the World

    by Leah Lefler60

  • Volcanoes are fascinating and sometimes terrifying natural events that occur at many places around the world. Understanding the science behind the creation and eruption of a volcano can better help us comprehend both the detrimental and beneficial effects that volcanic activity can bring.

    Volcanoes 101

    Volcanoes 101

    by Harry Nielsen2

  • This article looks at ten sandy beaches of extraordinary colour, what they are composed of and how they are formed, with illustrations of all ten

    10 Beaches of Unusual Colour

    10 Beaches of Unusual Colour

    by Greensleeves Hubs16

  • Fool's Gold, chemical name pyrite, is a puzzling mineral that has baffled gold prospectors for centuries. This article details the differences between pyrite and true gold and explains why the humble rock isn't nearly as valuable as its golden lookalike.

    What Is Fool's Gold?

    What Is Fool's Gold?

    by K S Lane5

  • This guide will teach you how to cast concrete cylinders for compressive strength testing. It covers the reasons you are performing this test, the equipment needed, and the procedure of ASTM C31. It is intended to be a supplement to reading the ASTM as well as a study tool for the ACI exam.

    ASTM C31 - Making and Curing Concrete Test Specimens in the Field

    ASTM C31 - Making and Curing Concrete Test Specimens in the Field

    by Melissa Clason0

  • Ring of Fire is a common expression applied to a geographical area bordering the Pacific Ocean. Within this "Ring of Fire" earthquakes and volcanoes are more common than any other place on the planet.

    A Few Facts About the Ring of Fire

    A Few Facts About the Ring of Fire

    by Harry Nielsen10

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