Basaltic Lava

Some articles on lava, basaltic lava, basaltic:

Wells Gray-Clearwater Volcanic Field - Geology - Holocene Epoch
... melting glacial ice carved deep canyons into the underlying plateau-capping lava flows ... The faces of the basaltic lava flows and waterfalls remain vertical due to the nature of the basaltic lava flows ... Basaltic lava shrinks as it cools and forms vertical columns of rock called columnar basalt ...
Mount Price (British Columbia) - Volcanic Hazards - Effects
... Because andesite is the main type of lava erupted from Mount Price, lava flows are a low to moderate hazard ... Andesite lava is intermediate in silica content, indicating that it has a higher viscosity than basaltic lava, but less viscous than dacite and rhyolite lava ... As a result, andesite lava flows typically move slower than basaltic lava flows and are less likely to travel far from their source ...
Terceira Island - Geography - Physical Geography
... Pico Alto and Guilherme Moniz exist a grouping of fissural volcanoes and basaltic cones (Hawaiian and Strombolian), the youngest of which formed about 15,000 ... of smaller volcanic structures (including both basaltic and trachytic cones) ... (from the historical basin of Serreta (Azores)) to the cliffs, faults, basaltic lava and fissural eruptions near the center of the island ...

Famous quotes containing the words lava and/or basaltic:

    We walk on molten lava on which the claw of a fly or the fall of a hair makes its impression, which being received, the mass hardens to flint and retains every impression forevermore.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    I lived for a long time under vast porticos
    That maritime suns tinted with a thousand fires,
    And whose great pillars, straight and majestuous
    In the evening made seem like basaltic caves.
    Charles Baudelaire (1821–1867)