- GLOSSARY OF VOLCANIC TERMS
Small volcanic landforms formed from focused (single-vent) subaerial strombolian eruptions of basalt or basaltic-andesite magma. These features have an inverted cone-shaped profile and are generally circular in plan, although elongate scoria cones can be formed from multiple-vent volcanic eruptions (Cas and Wright, 1987, p. 371-372).
Glossary of volcanic terms. - University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. G. J. Hudak. 2001.
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scoria — ALASKA VOLCANO OBSERVATORY GLOSSARY A cinder like volcanic rock, usually dark brown, red brown, or black in color. GLOSSARY OF VOLCANIC TERMS Solidified fragments of quenched, highly vesicular (>60%) mafic magma or lava (Cashman et al., 2000,… … Glossary of volcanic terms
Scoria — is a textural term for macrovesicular volcanic rock. It is commonly, but not exclusively, basaltic or andesitic in composition. Scoria is light as a result of numerous macroscopic ellipsoidal vesicles, but most scoria has a specific gravity… … Wikipedia
Cinder Cone and the Fantastic Lava Beds — For the generic cinder cone, see cinder cone. Cinder Cone Cinder Cone is a 700 foot (213 m) high cone of loose scoria … Wikipedia
Cinder cone — For peaks named Cinder Cone , see list of peaks named Cinder Cone. Schematic representation of the internal structure of a typical cinder cone. A cinder cone or scoria cone is a steep conical hill of volcanic fragments that accumulate around and… … Wikipedia
Nazko Cone — Nazko Cone, the easternmost and youngest volcano overlying the Anahim hotspot Elevation … Wikipedia
cinder cone — ALASKA VOLCANO OBSERVATORY GLOSSARY A volcanic cone built entirely of loose fragmented material (pyroclastics). GLOSSARY OF VOLCANIC TERMS A small, generally conical shaped volcano formed by accumulation of ejected cinders and other volcanic… … Glossary of volcanic terms
spatter and cinder cone — USGS PHOTO GLOSSARY OF VOLCANIC TERMS Long lived basaltic lava fountains that erupt spatter, scoria or cinder, and other tephra from a central vent typically build steep sided cones called spatter and cinder cones. The greatest bulk of these… … Glossary of volcanic terms
Volcanic cone — Volcanic Vol*can ic, a. [Cf. F. volcanique, It. vulcanico.] 1. Of or pertaining to a volcano or volcanoes; as, volcanic heat. [1913 Webster] 2. Produced by a volcano, or, more generally, by igneous agencies; as, volcanic tufa. [1913 Webster] 3.… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
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Potrillo volcanic field — The Potrillo Volcanic Field is a monogenetic volcanic field located on the Rio Grande Rift in New Mexico, USA and Chihuahua, Mexico. It lies convert|35|km|mi|0 west of El Paso, Texas. Rio Grande Rift *Rifting began in Late Oligocene cite book |… … Wikipedia