pahoehoe entrail

USGS PHOTO GLOSSARY OF VOLCANIC TERMS

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

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  • pahoehoe — USGS PHOTO GLOSSARY OF VOLCANIC TERMS Pahoehoe is a Hawaiian term for basaltic lava that has a smooth, hummocky, or ropy surface. A pahoehoe flow typically advances as a series of small lobes and toes that continually break out from a cooled… …   Glossary of volcanic terms

  • entrail pahoehoe — USGS PHOTO GLOSSARY OF VOLCANIC TERMS Named after the texture of an animal s intestines entrail pahoehoe best forms when pahoehoe flows down a steep slope. It is usually found on the sides of rootless vents, such as hornitos and ruptured tumuli… …   Glossary of volcanic terms

  • Lava — flow redirects here. For the programming anti pattern, see Lava flow (programming). For other uses, see Lava (disambiguation) …   Wikipedia

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