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If magma leaks out does it leave behind an empty space?

Sun, 4th Jul 2010

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Question

Bau Ur, Second Life asked:

If magma leaks out, is there empty space left where the magma was?

Answer

We posed this question to Hazel Rymer from the Open University...

Hazel -  No.  Luckily, there isn’t.  There’s plenty more "stuff" to replace it.

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