Volcano Erupts Destroying Cape Verde Villages

Level: , Topic: Restless Earth, Tectonics


The eruption of the volcano Pico do Fogo has destroyed two villages and threatens a forest reserve. Around 1,500 people fled their homes before the lava flow reached the villages of Portela and Bangeira on Fogo Island, Cape Verde, fire brigade chief Arlindo Lima said……

Read the article here to find out more information on this case study. Very good for the disadvantages of living near a volcano, specific notes on this will support wider reading.

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