Would you feel safer living next to a Hawaiian volcano or one in the Cascade Range near Seattle? Why?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 9, 2019, 11:20 pm ad1c9bdddf
Interesting in that I used to live on the Big Island of Hawaii and have some experience with this. Definitely the Hawaiian volcanoes. Basaltic lava is more quiescent and more predictable (due to a combination of lower viscosity and a lower explosivity index caused by the lower viscosity and lower gas retention.) Also, the deformation ...
As the title suggests, answer explores the hazard potentials of these two volcanic regions.