- ALASKA VOLCANO OBSERVATORY GLOSSARY
The subterranean cavity containing the gas-rich liquid magma which feeds a volcano.\GLOSSARY OF VOLCANIC TERMSA subterranean region composed of magma that may have a conduit or set of conduits leading to a volcanic vent or vents on a planet's surface.
Glossary of volcanic terms. - University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. G. J. Hudak. 2001.
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