10 Facts About Volcanoes

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1. Volcano is a split of Earth crust. Active volcanoes throw out lava, scorching stones and gases from Earth interior.

2. Volcanic activity is observed mostly in mountain terrain.

3. The name “Volcano” came from the name of ancient Roman God of Fire.

4. Volcanoes appear in places where tectonic plates meet or drift apart.

6. Volcanoes, created by streams of scorching lava are called Hot Points.

7. There are more than 500 volcanoes on Earth.

8. The loudest eruption was in 1883. The eruption of Kakatoa volcano was heard in Australia, on a distance of 5.000 kilometers.

9. Every fifth volcano is situated under water.

10. The temperature of lava may reach 1.200 Celsius degrees.



Abraham Lincoln was elected to Congress in 1846.

John F. Kennedy was elected to Congress in 1946.

Abraham Lincoln was elected President in 1860.

John F. Kennedy was elected President in 1960.

The names Lincoln and Kennedy each contain seven letters.

Both were particularly concerned with civil rights.

Both wives lost their children while living in the White House.

Both Presidents were shot on a Friday.

Both Presidents were shot in the head.

Lincoln's secretary was named Kennedy.

Kennedy's secretary was named Lincoln.

Both were aqsassinated by Southerners.

Both were succeeded by Southerners.

Both successors were named Johnson.

Andrew Johnson, who succeeded Lincoln, was born in 1808.

Lyndon Johnson, who succeeded Kennedy, was born in 1908.

John Wilkes Booth, who assassinated Lincoln, was born in 1839.

Lee Harvey Oswald, who assassinated Kennedy, was born in 1939.

Both assassins were known by their three names.

Both names are comprised of fifteen letters.

Lincoln was shot at the theater named 'Kennedy.'

Kennedy was shot in a aar called 'Lincoln.'

Booth ran from the theater and was caught in a warehouse.

Oswald ran from a warehouse and was caught in a theater.

Booth and Oswald were assassinated before their trials.

And here's the kicker...

A week before Lincoln was shot, he was in Monroe, Maryland.

A week before Kennedy was shot, he was in Marilyn Monroe.