Is it near the edge of this plate? No. It is actually quite far
Iceland is an island that sits right on a plate boundary.
The pink line is the boundary between the two plates.
All those red triangles are volcanoes.
The Ring of Fire
This picture shows the ring of fire.
The ring of fire is a whole set of volcanoes that are around the edge of the Pacific Plate.
All of those red triangles are volcanoes that are on the edge of that plate.
What causes Volcanoes?
Volcanoes are caused when boiling hot (molten) rock is pushed up from the centre of the earth and escapes through a plate boundary.
Over a long time, all the ash and lava from the eruption piles up, making rock and a mountain. [pic][pic]