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What happens when a tornado meets a volcano?


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2010-07-06 16:59:38
2010-07-06 16:59:38

Nothing, really. The tornado passes over it as it does any other type of landform, in the process tearing up any trees and vegetation that might cover the volcano. Even if it is an active volcano with an open crater of magma, nothing "interesting" will happen.

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