- GLOSSARY OF VOLCANIC TERMS
A general term for sedimentary deposits that occur between the tographic walls and the resurgent central cores of the calderas. In felsic caldera systems, moat sediments are commonly intruded by, and associated with, lava domes.
Glossary of volcanic terms. - University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. G. J. Hudak. 2001.
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