Advantages of volcano on human impacts

For Farming– Volcanic soil ( ash & lava) is the most fertile soil and produce high yields. Farming usually done on the slope which are terraced. Example- Java, Indonesia Some of the best farmland.

Terraced farming in Java, Indonesia

For Mining– Volcanic areas are rich in mineral resources such as sulphur, copper and tin. Example, Bougainville ( Papua New Guinea) the world’s largest copper mines.

MINING AREA

For Geothermal Power–  Steam from the hot springs can be generated electricity. Example- New Zealand, numerous geothermal power station.

GEOTHERMAL ENERGY

For Tourist attraction– The famous geyser, for example, in USA the Old Faithful, Yellowstone National Park. In Japan, Kagoshima famous for sand bathing.

OLD FAITFUL GEYSERSAND BATHING

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