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Why is the edge of the pacific ocean and around the edges of the continents called the "Ring of Fire"?

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There is a high incidence of earthquakes and other seismic activity along the "ring of fire." It is likely named after the lava associated with volcanic activity. The Ring of Fire lies along fault lines of tectonic plates.

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