The Physics of the Plasma Universe by Anthony Peratt describes magma as a plasma, a medium containing moving charges. So we should expect volcanoes not only to exhibit electrical behavior but to have that behavior connected with the larger plasma environment, that is, to be elements in a larger electrical circuit.
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The Cordón Caulle volcano in central Chile is pictured in all it's glory by Chilean photographer Francisco Negroni. His stunning snaps show forks of volcanic lightning to create an incredible light show.