Volcano Bay

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We had no idea how, or why, but we had arrived in a strange, alien landscape. Most of the land was covered in bold stripes of colour; we could see no soil, no trees, no rocks of any kind. Stupefied, we stared wordlessly, until Marina lifted her hand and pointed into the distance. “What is that?” she exclaimed.


  • Where is this?
  • Who might live here?
  • What is the shape in the foreground?
  • Why is the landscape stripy?
  • Would you like to visit this place?
  • What will happen next?
  • Download our images of real volcanoes and find their location on a world map, or on Google Earth.
  • Try this technique yourself. Sketch a simple landscape then colour it in bright stripes instead of natural colours.
  • Make your own collage version of this scene using strips of coloured paper.

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