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Geologists: Small magma chambers are key cause of rare and apocalyptic ‘super eruptions’

They rank among the most catastrophic natural disasters on Earth, second only in destructive power to an asteroid impact that could mean we meet the same fate as the dinosaurs. Super eruptions make those from normal volcanoes look like sputters of dust. They blast enough material into the air to…

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