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AutoMatters & More: 'Volcanoes' in IMAX & Maker Faire at Balboa Park in San Diego

AutoMatters & More: 'Volcanoes' in IMAX & Maker Faire at Balboa Park in San Diego

Volcanoes – The Fires of Creation Jan Wagner

“Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation”

Fortunately, most of us live with a reasonable degree of confidence that the basic, fundamental things that we depend upon for our existence will not materially change. We expect that we will have water to drink, air to breathe and solid ground under our homes.

Well, you may want to rethink that last assumption. Way, way underneath us, beneath the ground that our homes are built upon, is a molten sea of red-hot magma. Occasionally this toxic river of fire erupts with explosive force, from over 500 active volcanoes.

As you can see in the new IMAX film –...

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