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Initial Vegetation on a Volcanic Island
File Name m00008.img.729.initial.vegetation.cartoon.jpg
Data Type model cartoon
Computer Program Adobe Illustrator CS2
File Size 236.00 KB - 2 files [ jpg,pdf ]
Expert Level Middle School (Grade 6-8)
Contributor ERESE Database Team
Source Enduring Resources for Earth Science Education (ERESE)
Resource Matrix The Formation of Seamounts
This is a cartoon depicting the growth of initial vegetation that grows on freshly cooled lava. Once a seamount reaches the surface of the ocean it becomes known as an island. Shortly after becoming an island, vegetation begins to grow.
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