Ring of Fire

geographical name

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belt of volcanoes and frequent seismic activity nearly encircling the Pacific Ocean

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“Ring of Fire.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ring%20of%20Fire. Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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