What happens after magma is formed?


What happens after magma is formed?


Magma is the hot, melted rock that flows beneath the Earth's surface. It is associated with lava and volcanoes because once magma erupts from a volcano and rises above the surface of the Earth, it becomes lava.

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Magma is formed under the Earth's surface in the lower lithosphere or upper asthenosphere. Once it is formed, it moves in an upward flow because it is...

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Magma: Definition & Formation


Chapter 7 / Lesson 1

In this lesson, learn the magma definition, where magma comes from, how magma is formed, the mineral composition of magma, and whether magma is a liquid.

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