Volcanoes: Earth's Fiery Pimples

The Basic Survival Guide Everyone Needs to Know to Live


Krakatau (or Krakatoa): One of Earth's many volcanoes.

What to do near a volcano: What NOT to do near a volcano:
  1. Don't breathe in the toxic smoke.
  2. Don't go alone.
  3. Don't dive into the volcano.
  4. Don't drink the lava.
  5. Don't live near one (Pompeii)!!

You can find more information about volcanoes here at USGS: Volcano Hazards Program

Feel free to email me if you have any questions: wsorenso@ucsc.edu.