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User: Volcanoes are usually formed as a result of

Weegy: Volcanoes are formed by the accumulation of magma (molten rock that forms below a planet's surface). Magma can erupt through volcanic vents. As magma forms, it rises and accumulates in underground reservoirs before it erupts onto the surface. [ With each eruption, the erupted material adds another layer to the growing volcano. ]
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Weegy: Pangaea (also spelled Pangea or Pang a) is a theoretical supercontinent that existed about 250 million years ago. Scientists believe all seven continents as they are today were once part of a supercontinent and have slowly moved apart. ]
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Volcanoes are usually formed as a result of magma accumulating under pressure at destructive (compressional) and constructive (tensional) plate boundaries and then suddenly being erupted due to plate movement.

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