lava flow

   A solidified body of rock formed from the lateral, surficial outpouring of molten lava from a vent or fissure, often lobate in form.
   Compare: aa lava flow, lava flow unit, pahoehoe lava flow.
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Glossary of landform and geologic terms. 2013.

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  • lava flow — noun : a stream or sheet of molten or solidified lava …   Useful english dictionary

  • lava flow — /ˈlavə floʊ/ (say lahvuh flah) noun 1. a mass of molten rock produced during the eruption of a volcano and moving down its sides. 2. such a mass once it has cooled and solidified …   Australian English dictionary

  • lava flow unit —    A separate, distinct lobe of lava that issues from the main body of a lava flow; a specific outpouring of lava, a few centimeters to several meters thick and of variable lateral extent that forms a subdivision within a single flow. A series of …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

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  • block lava flow —    A lava flow dominated by block lava.    Compare: aa lava flow, pahoehoe lava flow, pillow lava flow.    SW …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • pahoehoe lava flow —    A type of basaltic lava flow with a characteristically smooth, billowy or rope like surface.    Compare: aa lava flow, block lava flow, pillow lava flow.    GG & MA …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • pillow lava flow —    A lava flow or body displaying pillow structure and considered to have formed in a subaqueous environment (underwater); usually basaltic or andesitic in composition.    Compare: aa lava flow, block lava flow, pahoehoe lava flow.    SW & GS …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

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