Have you ever wondered exactly how a volcano explodes?
Magma flows 2900 km below the earth’s surface. Cracks in the
earth’s crust allows magma to rise closer to the surface, creating magma
New Hawaii coastline formed as volcano's lava flows into ocean
When these chambers are full, magma climbs up vents of the
volcano. Gasses then build up and create volcanic explosions.
While volcanoes are dangerous, they play a vital role on earth.
Volcano tourism is the lifeblood of Guatemala's villages