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Can Volcanoes Form Just Anywhere?

There are three main places where volcanoes originate: Hot spots, Divergent plate boundaries (such as rifts and mid-ocean ridges), and Convergent plate boundaries (subduction zones) The origin of the magma for hot spots is not well known. We do know … Continue reading

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