Location of magma formation, accumulation, and storage beneath Moun...

Location of magma formation, accumulation, and storage beneath Moun...

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Magma forms above the subducting slab of oceanic crust and accumulates at the base of Earth's rigid crust before collecting in a storage zone 13 km (8 mi) beneath the volcano prior to eruption.

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Image Dimensions: 739 x 1093

Source:


Dzurisin et al. 2012