lava drapery

USGS PHOTO GLOSSARY OF VOLCANIC TERMS
Lava drapery is the cooled, congealed rock on the face of a cliff, crater, or fissure formed by lava pouring or cascading over their edges.
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Photograph by J.D. Griggs on April 13, 1988.
Lava drapery on cliff near the ocean east of Kupapau Point, Kilauea Volcano, Hawai`i.

Glossary of volcanic terms. - University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. . 2001.

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