volcanic chain

volcanic chain
вулканическая цепь

English-Russian dictionary of geology. 2011.

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  • volcanic dome — USGS PHOTO GLOSSARY OF VOLCANIC TERMS Volcanic domes are rounded, steep sided mounds built by very viscous magma, usually either dacite or rhyolite. Such magmas are typically too viscous (resistant to flow) to move far from the vent before… …   Glossary of volcanic terms

  • Volcanic Explosivity Index — USGS PHOTO GLOSSARY OF VOLCANIC TERMS The Volcanic Explosivity Index, or VEI, was proposed in 1982 as a way to describe the relative size or magnitude of explosive volcanic eruptions. It is a 0 to 8 index of increasing explosivity. Each increase… …   Glossary of volcanic terms

  • Volcanic arc — Mariana Islands, an oceanic island arc A volcanic arc is a chain of volcanoes positioned in an arc shape as seen from above. Offshore volcanoes form islands, resulting in a volcanic island arc. Generally they result from the subduction of an… …   Wikipedia

  • Chain of Craters Road — Lava from Puʻu ʻŌʻō flows through subsurface lava tubes until it meets the ocean, creating the steam plumes seen in the distance from Chain of Craters Road. Chain of Craters Road is a 23 mile winding paved road through the East Rift and coastal… …   Wikipedia

  • chain — 01. He had a diamond ring on his finger, and a large gold [chain] around his neck. 02. We had to [chain] our picnic table to a tree to keep someone from stealing it. 03. Japan is made up of a [chain] of islands in the Pacific Ocean. 04. The Wal… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • chain — noun 1 line of rings joined together ADJECTIVE ▪ heavy ▪ thin ▪ gold, silver ▪ She wore a long gold chain around her neck. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • Kodiak-Bowie Seamount chain — The Kodiak Bowie Seamount chain, also called the Pratt Welker Seamount chain, is a seamount chain in southeastern Gulf of Alaska stretching from the Aleutian Trench in the north to Bowie Seamount, the youngest volcano in the chain, which lies 180 …   Wikipedia

  • New England Seamount chain — The New England Seamount chain Location …   Wikipedia

  • Hawaiian-Emperor seamount chain — The Hawaiian Emperor seamount chain is composed of the Hawaiian Ridge, consisting of the islands of the Hawaiian chain northwest to Kure Atoll, and the Emperor Seamounts, a vast underwater mountain region of islands and intervening seamounts,… …   Wikipedia

  • Garibaldi Volcanic Belt — The Garibaldi Volcanic Belt is a north south range of volcanoes in southwestern British Columbia, Canada. It is the northern extension of the Cascade Volcanic Arc, a chain of volcanoes of major andesitic to dacitic stratovolcanoes extending… …   Wikipedia

  • Cobb-Eickelberg Seamount chain — The Cobb Eickelberg Seamount chain is a seamount chain stretching from the Aleutian Trench in the north to Axial Seamount, the youngest volcano in the chain, which lies approximately 300 miles west of Cannon Beach, Oregon. The chain was created… …   Wikipedia

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