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There she blows: the internal ‘magma filter’ that prompts ocean island volcanoes to erupt – The Conversation AU

A previously unknown filtering process inside some volcanoes can cause magma to shoot out like champagne from a bottle – and…

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The volcanoes we see on Earths surface are just the tip of the iceberg. Beneath the surface, they are fed by a complex network of conduits and reservoirs that bring molten rock, called magma, to the surface.
When the magma erupts, it can generate lava flows…

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