What is the difference between a volcano and a mountain?


A mountain is a landform that stretches above the surface of the Earth that can be steep like a peak or not as steep. Volcanoes are similar to mountains; however, the pressure inside a magma chamber creates an orifice through which lava and hot gases erupt into the atmosphere.

Updated on April 16, 2018

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How Does a Volcano Form?
By Jose Juan Gutierrez