basaltic lava

basaltic lava

[bə′sȯl·tik ′lav·ə]
(petrology)
A volcanic fluid rock of basaltic composition.
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Santa Cruz -- Expedition up the River -- Indians -- Immense Streams of Basaltic Lava -- Fragments not transported by the River -- Excavations of the Valley -- Condor, Habits of -- Cordillera -- Erratic Boulders of great size -- Indian Relics -- Return to the Ship -- Falkland Islands -- Wild Horses, Cattle, Rabbits -- Wolf-like Fox -- Fire made of Bones -- Manner of Hunting Wild Cattle -- Geology -- Streams of Stones -- Scenes of Violence -- Penguins -- Geese -- Eggs of Doris -- Compound Animals.
The sample is a basaltic lava rock similar to lava found in Hawaii.
5 billion-year-old meteorite, basaltic lava from an Icelandic volcano eruption and Namibian sand hiding particles of kimberlite and diamonds " all geared at informing a future discoverer of our present understanding of Earth's geology.
The volcanoes on the moon emit umbrella-like plumes of sulfur dioxide gas that can extend up to 300 miles above Io, producing extensive basaltic lava fields that can flow for hundreds of miles, researchers said.
The range boasts three sills, tuffs, and basaltic lava spots.
In a test program in Iceland, more than 95 percent of the carbon dioxide injected into basaltic lava rocks mineralized into solid rock within two years.
When I was a schoolboy it was a truth universally acknowledged that aardvark was the first word in the dictionary, but it seems to have been displaced by 'aa', which is a form of basaltic lava.
The editor has organized the contributions that make up the main body of his text in nineteen chapters devoted to the global distribution of active volcanoes, basaltic lava flow hazards, impacts from volcanic ash fall, and a variety of other related subjects.
The Holuhraun is the country's greatest basaltic lava flow because 1784, creating a lava field extra than 32 square miles in size, bigger than the island of Manhattan.
The basaltic lava of this ophiolite are divided into two types :(1) pillow lava (2) spilitic basalts.
The absence of a spectral contrast between Ha2 and the surrounding surface indicates that the dome is not a piece of pre-existing elevated terrain later embayed by basaltic lava, a so-called kipuka.
The unusual report that on 27 January 2010 a small eruption of basaltic lava occurred at Tor Zawar, Ziarat, 75 km NE of Quetta, Pakistan, was extremely surprising because no eruptions from this magmatically inactive area had ever been reported.