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VOLCANIC ISLAND [1 record]

Record 1 2013-04-29

English

Subject field(s)
  • Vulcanology and Seismology
  • Geomorphology and Geomorphogeny
CONT

Where this volcano lies within an ocean rather than within a continent, it may either remain submerged as a seamount or guyot, or grow to rise above the surface as a volcanic island.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Volcanologie et sismologie
  • Géomorphologie et géomorphogénie
DEF

Île constituée d'un volcan émergé.

OBS

Les îles volcaniques se présentent souvent en groupes allongés en guirlandes.

Spanish

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