Kari Cooper

Feb. 21, 2014

Beneath a Sleeping Volcano, Magma Mush Lies in Wait

Despite what Hollywood might show you, there’s no big tank of liquid rock under a volcano. Stored magma spends most of its time as a crystalline mush.

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