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Ring of Fire

Ring of Fire is an explanation about the great circle of volcanoes and seismic activity that rings the Pacific Ocean and the varied people and cultures who coexist with them. A team of geologists, anthropologists, computer animators and filmmakers worked for over seven years on this film project which explores the great boundary in the earth's crust where more than three-fourth's of the world's active volcanoes are located. Spectacular volcanic eruptions are featured, including Mount St. Helens, Navidad in Chile, Sakurajima in Japan, and Mount Merapi in Indonesia. As dense plumes of ash explode up into the sky viewers will witness the birth of a new volcano in southern Chile. In Indonesia, the most volcanic nation on earth, miners risk their lives to recover sulfur from the notorious slopes of Kawah Ijen.

Release Date: 1991
Run Time: 38 minutes