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VOLCANIC DOME [1 record]

Record 1 2001-04-11


Subject field(s)
  • Vulcanology and Seismology

A steep-sided mass of viscous lava forming a more or less dome-shaped mass over the volcanic vent.


  • Volcanologie et sismologie

Nom donné en Auvergne aux volcans dépourvus de cratère. Ce terme peut être étendu à tous les appareils acides en forme de coupole [...] où la lave [...] s'est consolidée autour de son point de sortie.


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