Inside A Volcanic Eruption

Inside A Volcanic Eruption

September 27, 2012

A volcanic eruption is the ejection of molten rock, or lava, with ash, hot water, rock fragments, gases, and cliff soil through an opening in the Earth’s surface. Source

Volcanoes

Volcanoes

September 25, 2012

Volcanoes reveal the powerful forces that are continually reshaping the Earth’s surface. But new ones aren’t commonly found. Now, however, scientist have discovered a mass of magma moving beneath the Mendocino area, 120 miles north of San Francisco. The surging magma may reach the surface in a few years, a few thousand years, or never. […]