Tag Archives: Pacific Ring of Fire

1815: The Cataclysmic Eruption of Mount Tambora

The 1815 Mount Tambora eruption, one of the most explosive volcanic events in modern history, resulted in significant immediate and indirect fatalities. Its massive ash and gas emissions led to the "year without a summer," [...]

c. 10 Million BCE: The Andes – A Geological Marvel of Plate Collision

The Andes, formed by the collision of the Nazca plate with the South American plate, are a major volcanic zone extending through several South American countries and part of the Pacific Ring of Fire, characterized [...]