- GLOSSARY OF VOLCANIC TERMS
A glassy pyroclast greater than 64mm in diameter that takes on a fluidal shape by the force of ejection (Vergniolle and Mangan, 2000, p. 447).
Glossary of volcanic terms. - University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. G. J. Hudak. 2001.
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