All Articles with the Category: Neotectonics And Structural Geology

Geologists Get Unique and Unexpected Opportunity to Study Magma

"Geologists drilling an exploratory geothermal well in 2009 in the Krafla volcano in Iceland encountered a problem they were simply unprepared for: magma (molten rock or lava underground) which flowed unexpectedly into the well at 2.1 kilometers (6,900 ft) depth, forcing the researchers to terminate the drilling. “To the best of our knowledge, only one...
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