parasitic cone


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parasitic cone

[¦par·ə¦sik·ik ′kōn]
(geology)
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The small one-story building sits near a dirt soccer field on a hill-sized parasitic cone called Mount Goma, overlooking downtown.
Offshoots of the main magma channel connect to the fractures as well as to defunct minivolcanoes referred to as parasitic cones.
The nearly 100 parasitic cones that surround Nyiragongo seem young as well but lack specific age estimates.
As if that weren't dangerous enough, parasitic cones have sprouted in and around Goma.