Tag: nature

Why are there volcanoes? Why do they erupt?

Volcanoes are just a natural way that the Earth and other planets have of cooling off and releasing internal heat and pressure. Volcanoes erupt because of density and pressure. The lower density of the magma relative to the surrounding rocks causes it to rise (like air bubbles in syrup). It will rise to the surface … Continue reading Why are there volcanoes? Why do they erupt?