What types of lava are there?

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The different kinds of lava include basaltic lava that does not pour very fast, Pahoehoe, pronounced 'pa-ho-ho', that is much thinner and less viscous than a'a and pillow lava that is usually found erupting from underwater volcano vents.
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There are three types of lava. The first is runny, like wax, and cause flat type formations. The second is pasty, and forms tall, steep mountains, or a dome. The third type is explosive
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Basalt. the extrusive igneous rock that comprises most of the oceanic crust.
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One type of lava is called A'a. It flows very quickly and is basaltic. Pahoehoe lava is thin lava. Pillow lava is found in underwater volcanoes.
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