- GLOSSARY OF VOLCANIC TERMS
A submarine lava comprising elongate, flattish lobes with smooth, outer glassy skins (Batiza and White, 2000, p. 361).
Glossary of volcanic terms. - University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. G. J. Hudak. 2001.
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