volcanic structure


volcanic structure
вулканическая постройка

English-Russian dictionary of geology. 2011.

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  • Volcanic rock — is an igneous rock of volcanic origin. Texture Volcanic rocks are usually fine grained or aphanitic to glassy in texture. They often contain clasts of other rocks and phenocrysts. Phenocrysts are crystals that are larger than the matrix and are… …   Wikipedia

  • Volcanic glass — A sand grain of volcanic glass under the petrographic microscope. Its amorphous nature makes it go extinct in cross polarized light (bottom frame). Scale box in millimeters. Volcanic glass is the amorphous (uncrystallized) product of rapidly… …   Wikipedia

  • Volcanic plug — A volcanic plug, also called a volcanic neck or lava neck, is a volcanic landform created when lava hardens within a vent on an active volcano. When forming, a plug can cause an extreme build up of pressure if volatile charged magma is trapped… …   Wikipedia

  • volcanic glass — a natural glass produced when molten lava cools very rapidly; obsidian. [1830 40] * * * Any glassy rock formed from lava or magma that has a chemical composition close to that of granite. Such molten material may reach very low temperatures… …   Universalium

  • Structure of the Earth — Earth cutaway from core to exosphere. Left picture is not to scale. The interior structure of the Earth, similar to the outer, is layered. These layers can be defined by either their chemical or their rheological properties. The Earth has an… …   Wikipedia

  • volcanic crater —    A basin like, rimmed structure, usually at the summit of a volcanic cone. It may be formed by collapse, by an explosive eruption or by the gradual accumulation of pyroclastic material into a surrounding rim.    Compare: caldera.    GG …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • Lac des Vents volcanic complex — The Lac des Vents volcanic complex is a 2.3 km thick Archean volcanic complex in the Abitibi greenstone belt of Quebec, Canada. It is an important part of a major submarine volcanic structure. [ [http://cat.inist.fr/?aModele=afficheN… …   Wikipedia

  • Mount Cayley volcanic field — Coordinates: 50°07′13″N 123°17′26″W / 50.12028°N 123.29056°W / 50.12028; 123.29056 …   Wikipedia

  • Potrillo volcanic field — The Potrillo Volcanic Field is a monogenetic volcanic field located on the Rio Grande Rift in New Mexico, USA and Chihuahua, Mexico. It lies convert|35|km|mi|0 west of El Paso, Texas. Rio Grande Rift *Rifting began in Late Oligocene cite book |… …   Wikipedia

  • Northern Cordilleran Volcanic Province — NCVP …   Wikipedia

  • Mount Edziza volcanic complex — Mount Edziza, one of the main volcanoes of the Mount Edziza volcanic complex Elevation …   Wikipedia


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