From The Royal Institution.
Volcanic eruptions form distinctive mushroom clouds when the extremely hot mixture of gas, magma and rocks shoots out of the volcano at high speed.
Watch the full third lecture of the series: https://www.rigb.org/christmas-lectures/watch/1995/planet-earth-an-explorers-guide/volcanoes-melting-the-earth?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=social&utm_term=description
James Jackson gave the 1995 Christmas Lectures "Planet Earth: An Explorer’s Guide" about the inner workings of planet Earth.
The second lecture "Volcanoes: Melting the Earth", where this clip is from, is about volcanoes – one of the most dramatic features of our planet.
Christmas Lectures are a popular children’s science show broadcast every year on the BBC. As such they fall under YouTube’s ‘Made for Kids’ category, which means that some common features are disabled on this video, such as comments, cards and end screens.
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