Step right up close to the action for a thrilling introduction to these terrifying but fascinating mountains of fire. Discover undersea volcanoes, volcanic islands, crater lakes and volcanic landscapes. Then look into space at volcanoes on other planets and find out what happens when a volcano erupts.
Superb cutaway illustrations show how volcanoes are formed, and explore from the outer crust to the red-hot core. Colourful close-ups explain the differences between types of volcanoes and lava and the extraordinary variety of minerals that volcanoes produce.