What Makes a Volcano Erupt?


When pressurized molten rock combines with heated gases, volcanoes erupt. The magma being less dense than the solid rock surrounding it produces eruption. You can find more information here: http://www.umich.edu/˜gs265/society/volcanoes.htm
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Several factors trigger volcanic eruptions, including the buoyancy of magma, a build-up of pressure from the gases in the magma and an injection of new magma into a full magma chamber.
When a part of the earth's upper mantle or lower crust melts, magma forms. A volcano is essentially an opening or a vent through which this magma and the dissolved gases it contains are discharged.
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