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A volcano is a mountain that opens downward to a reservoir of molten rock below
the surface of the earth. Unlike most mountains, which are pushed up from ...
Volcanic eruptions can drastically alter the geography of a region. Hot, liquid lava
flowing downslope can force people living near volcanoes to flee their homes.
Volcanic eruptions happen when lava and gas are discharged from a volcanic
vent. The most common consequences of this are population movements as
Watch spewing volcanoes, descending lava, and a truck try to escape a lava trap.