Ballooning magma creates odd-shaped volcano

Scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego have used 20 years of satellite data to reveal a geological oddity unlike any seen on Earth.

Ballooning magma creates odd-shaped volcano

Science Recorder | Mark Petillo | Wednesday, January 02, 2013

According to a report, geologists have found a giant magma bubble that appears to look like a sombrero. Magma bubbles are pockets of air that form in the magma of a volcano; they are usually small in size. This bubble is not only unique for its shape, but it also happens to be one of the largest magma bubbles ever found on earth and the potential to unearth many new geologic findings... To continue reading, subscribe to Science Recorder today.

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