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VOLCANIC CHIMNEY [1 record]

Record 1 2009-03-04

English

Subject field(s)
  • Vulcanology and Seismology
DEF

A passage through which magma (molten rock) flows in a volcano.

OBS

chimney: term used at Natural Resources Canada - Earth Sciences Sector.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Volcanologie et sismologie
DEF

Conduit volcanique par où s'élève la lave et s'ouvrant dans le fond du cratère, dans l'axe du cône.

CONT

Outre les failles et diaclases, les filons isolés empruntent parfois les zones plus faibles qui séparent les strates d'une roche sédimentaire [...], et aussi d'anciennes cheminées volcaniques.

OBS

cheminée : terme en usage à Ressources naturelles Canada - Secteur des sciences de la Terre.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Vulcanología y sismología
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