soffione

soffione

[‚sä·fē′ō·nē]
(geology)
A jet of steam and other vapors issuing from the ground in a volcanic area.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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