Thursday, October 10, 2013


We learned that when a volcano erupts, it shoots out lava which is melted rock.

But where does that lava come from?

Underneath the ground below the volcano, the melted rock is called magma.
(from: wikipedia - magma)

Once it shoots out from the volcano we call it lava, but underground it is called magma.

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