lava cone

lava cone

[′lä·və ‚kōn]
(geology)
A volcanic cone that was formed of lava flows.
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PAPAKOLEA Beach, near South Point, Hawaii, has green sand as a result of olivine crystals found in the surrounding lava cone.
The students studied desert ecology, toured potato farms, visited a ghost town and the Soda Springs geyser, learned about the local geology including seeing steaming lava cones, crossed portions of the Oregon Trail, and learned to square dance in a horse barn.
The two edifices are surrounded by numerous (~75) lava cones and volcanic ridges, usually <100 m in height, that cover an area of at least 20 by 30 km (Allan et al.