volcanic mud


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volcanic mud

[väl′kan·ik ′məd]
(geology)
Sediment containing large quantities of ash from a volcanic eruption, mixed with water.
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At one point Robson sat down to eat trout cooked underground on hot stones covered in volcanic mud.
These hardy organisms are capable of surviving within the harshest conditions, from volcanic mud to deep-ocean sediments.
The heart of the resort, the full-service 20,000 square-foot Spa Solage, is a tongue-in-cheek ode to Calistoga's origin as a frontier spa destination, with a clever lineup of experiences such as the "Mud Bar," where guests rest on elevated platforms, while being painted with nutrient-rich local volcanic mud.
I went for the back pack massage, rather than options including the Belgian milk chocolate body wrap or the volcanic mud detox wrap.
That way you also get to hop out at the next station along, Herculaneum, which fell victim to the same eruption but in this case the town had to be excavated from beneath 60 feet of hardened volcanic mud, rather than ash.
This is the most intense media experience I've had," said Pierson, an expert on big volcanic mud flows called lahars.
They are then painted with a mixture of warm volcanic mud and paraffin wax, all the areas are wrapped and the client lies back and relaxes for about 25 minutes.
The path to a detoxifying Pahoehoe Wrap with volcanic mud is only an elevator ride away.
Mount Vesuvius erupted and buried the villa, which belonged to the father-in-law of Julius Caesar and is recognized as one of Italy's richest Roman villas, under 100 feet of volcanic mud.
Volcanic mud crushed buildings with flat or shallow roofs, like one of the town's hotels (see the photo).
A local villager discovered bones preserved in volcanic mud deposits.