magma reservoir

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  • magma — ALASKA VOLCANO OBSERVATORY GLOSSARY Molten rock beneath the Earth s surface. GLOSSARY OF VOLCANIC TERMS A term used to describe subsurface molten rock (Jeanloz, 2000, p. 41). Magmas are generally considered to be silicate melts (Grove, 2000, p.… …   Glossary of volcanic terms

  • Réservoir de magma — Chambre magmatique Une chambre magmatique (moins courant : poche magmatique) est une vaste zone sous terre, présente dans la lithosphère contenant du magma (=roche en fusion). Le magma provient de la fusion de roches plus profondes et… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • magma chamber — /ˈmægmə tʃeɪmbə/ (say magmuh chaymbuh) noun a reservoir of magma which is under great pressure and which may eventually force its way up to the surface of the earth through a rock fracture to create a volcano …   Australian English dictionary

  • Chambre ou réservoir magmatique — ● Chambre ou réservoir magmatique lieu où séjourne un magma …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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