water tuff


water tuff
отложенный под водой туф

English-Russian dictionary of geology. 2011.

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  • Tuff — (from the Italian tufo ) is a type of rock consisting of consolidated volcanic ash ejected from vents during a volcanic eruption. Tuff should not be confused with tufa , another type of rock. Volcanic ashThe products of a volcanic eruption are… …   Wikipedia

  • tuff — tuff1 /tuf/, adj. Slang. tough (def. 13). tuff2 tuffaceous /tu fay sheuhs/, adj. /tuf/, n. Geol. a fragmental rock consisting of the smaller kinds of volcanic detritus, as ash or cinder, usually more or less stratified. Also called volcanic tuff …   Universalium

  • tuff cone — ALASKA VOLCANO OBSERVATORY GLOSSARY A type of volcanic cone formed by the interaction of basaltic magma and water. Smaller and steeper than a tuff ring. GLOSSARY OF VOLCANIC TERMS A type of hydroclastic volcano that is generally higher than… …   Glossary of volcanic terms

  • TUFF —    The technical term for the consolidated ash deposits of volcanic origin that make up much of the landscape of South Etruria. The Italian terms tufo or tufa are sometimes employed colloquially in English, but can be confused with the technical… …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

  • tuff ring — ALASKA VOLCANO OBSERVATORY GLOSSARY A wide, low rimmed, well bedded accumulation of hyalo clastic debris built around a volcanic vent located in a lake, coastal zone, marsh, or area of abundant ground water. GLOSSARY OF VOLCANIC TERMS A type of… …   Glossary of volcanic terms

  • Born Tuff — Infobox Album | Name = Born Tuff Type = Album Artist = Eddy Grant Released = 1986 Recorded = Genre = Reggae, Funk Length = 52:03 Label = Ice Records Producer = Eddy Grant Reviews = Last album = Going For Broke (1984) This album = Born Tuff (1986) …   Wikipedia

  • Phreatomagmatic eruption — Phreatomagmatic eruptions are defined as juvenile forming eruptions as a result of interaction between water and magma. They are different from magmatic and phreatic eruptions. The products of phreatomagmatic eruptions contain juvenile clasts,… …   Wikipedia

  • volcano — /vol kay noh/, n., pl. volcanoes, volcanos. 1. a vent in the earth s crust through which lava, steam, ashes, etc., are expelled, either continuously or at irregular intervals. 2. a mountain or hill, usually having a cuplike crater at the summit,… …   Universalium

  • Geology of the Australian Capital Territory — Australia grew around three fused pieces of very ancient continental crust (cratons). The geology of the Australian Capital Territory includes rocks dating from the Ordovician around 480 million years ago, whilst most rocks are from the Silurian …   Wikipedia

  • Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository — Yucca Mountain The proposed design …   Wikipedia

  • Mono–Inyo Craters — Coordinates: 37°53′N 119°0′W / 37.883°N 119°W / 37.883; 119 …   Wikipedia


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