cinder cone


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cinder cone

[′sin·dər ‚kōn]
(geology)
A conical elevation formed by the accumulation of volcanic debris around a vent.
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Cinder cone volcanoes are created by fountains of explosive, lava flows (similar to Experiment A lava).
It is a gigantic classic shield volcano, and the broad landscape of its summit is an alpine desert composed of cinder cones on a lava plateau.
At the bottom is the familiar cinder cone, formed when gas bubbles in the magma burst, throwing lava high into the air.
More precisely at that moment, a steam vent cracked through the ground of their corn milpa and spouted enough gas ash, and lava over the next nine years to push a cinder cone 1,350 feet up off the valley floor.
By studying the extent of erosion and soil development on Lathrop Wells, the researchers compared this volcanic cinder cone with a similar cone in southeastern California, indirectly dated at about 15,000 to 20,000 years old.
The Pisgah volcanic cinder cone has recently been dated by the USGS at 24,000 years old.
I've looked for lost arches, rock art, caves, historic inscriptions, and even a cinder cone (yes, under tree canopy, it didn't even show up on aerial photography.
The view from here takes in a dramatic red cinder cone to the south, the islands of Kahoolawe and Lanai, and Molokini's tiny sliver.
Each of these distinct landmarks comes to life, inviting consumers to enjoy a concert at Mirror Pond, carve some turns on Cinder Cone or explore the Obsidian Flows at Newberry Volcano.
Then answer the question: What kind of volcanic formation am I-- cinder cone, composite, caldera, shield volcano, or lava dome?
We did a number of the hikes suggested in the article, and our favorite was Cinder Cone.
This extraction test was conducted on volcanic material from Northern Arizona that is geologically similar to the company's Sinagua Cinder Cone volcanic material.