Encyclopedia > Pacific Ring of Fire

  Article Content

Pacific Ring of Fire

The Ring of Fire is a zone of frequent earthquakes and volcanic eruptions that encircles the basin of the Pacific Ocean. It is associated with a nearly continuous series of oceanic trenches and volcanic mountain ranges.

A number of land and sea features are in the Ring of Fire: (here listed clockwise)

External Link

All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
  Featured Article
Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms

... right, and the right to an interpreter in a court proceeding are examples mobility rights: the right to enter and leave Canada, and to move to and take up residence in ...

This page was created in 34.3 ms