What Is a Central Vent in a Volcano?

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A central vent in a volcano is a point source of the Earth's surface where lava, pyroclastics and gas is erupted. The eruptive materials are thickly accumulated from around the point source and increase a low-angle shield that comprises the volcanic pile.
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1. Venting activity near a volcano can sometimes be noticed by monitoring a seismograph, allowing you to detect seismic activity. Increased seismic activity near a volcano can indicate
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Also known as a pipe eruption, this is a volcanic eruption from a single vent or a cluster of centrally placed vents, fed by a single pipe-like supply channel from deep underground.
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