airfall

GLOSSARY OF VOLCANIC TERMS
Volcanic ash that has fallen through the air from an eruption cloud. Airfall deposits are characteristically well-sorted and well-layered, and typically exhibit mantle bedding (Foxworthy and Hill, 1982; Cas and Wright, 1987).

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