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 Form 2 Geography Revision Questions and Answers Set 1

State the significance of vulcanicity to human activities

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- Volcanic rocks are exploited and used for building houses.
- Volcanic landforms are beautiful and attract tourists.
- Volcanic mountains influence rainfall (relief rainfall) hence supporting agriculture.
- Weathered volcanic rocks produce fertile soils for agriculture.
- Geysers associated with vulcanicity produce geothermal energy that is used to generate electricity.
- Volcanic activity sometimes results in the formation of precious stones and minerals.
- Volcanic eruptions results into loss of life and property.
- The leeward side of a volcanic mountain is a rainfall barrier hence hinders human activities like farming.


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