“”A Description of Active and Extinct Volcanos”” is a comprehensive book written by Charles Daubeny. The book provides a detailed account of the origin, chemical phenomena, and character of products associated with active and extinct volcanoes. It is a valuable resource for anyone interested in the science of volcanology and geology.The book is divided into several sections, each of which covers a specific aspect of volcanoes. The first section provides an overview of the different types of volcanoes, their locations, and the geological processes that lead to their formation. The second section focuses on the chemical composition of volcanic rocks and the various gases that are released during volcanic eruptions.The third section of the book deals with the physical properties of volcanic products, including their texture, color, and density. This section also discusses the different types of volcanic ash and how they are transported by wind and water.The fourth section of the book provides a detailed account of the different types of volcanic eruptions, including explosive eruptions, effusive eruptions, and phreatic eruptions. This section also covers the different types of volcanic hazards, such as lava flows, pyroclastic flows, and lahars.The final section of the book provides a comprehensive overview of the history of volcanic activity on Earth, including the various theories of how volcanoes have formed over time. It also discusses the important role that volcanoes have played in shaping the Earth’s surface and atmosphere.Overall, “”A Description of Active and Extinct Volcanos”” is an essential resource for anyone interested in the science of volcanology and geology. It provides a detailed and comprehensive account of the origin, chemical phenomena, and character of volcanic products, and is a valuable reference for researchers, students, and enthusiasts alike.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world’s literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.