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Fissure vent - Wikipedia


A fissure vent, also known as a volcanic fissure or eruption fissure, is a linear volcanic vent through which lava erupts, usually without any explosive activity.

Vents | Volcano World | Oregon State University


Vents. Vents, of course, are the locations from which lava flows and pyroclastic material are erupted. Their forms and orientations can be used to determine ...

Volcanic Vent - Universe Today


The Earth's mantle, just a few dozen kilometers beneath your feet is incredibly hot . The high temperatures cause rocks to melt and form magma that collects.

Volcanic vent - definition of Volcanic vent by The Free Dictionary

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n. pl. vol·ca·noes or vol·ca·nos. 1. a. An opening in the earth's crust from which lava, ash, and hot gases flow or are ejected during an eruption. b. A similar ...

How Volcanoes Work - Volcano Types


Generic Volcano Features A volcanic vent is an opening exposed on the earth's surface where volcanic material is emitted. All volcanoes contain a central vent ...

Underwater Vents and Volcanoes | Ocean Today


Transcript. NARRATOR: Not too long ago, scientists studying the ocean made a fascinating discovery that has helped us better understand our planet Earth.

World's deepest known undersea volcanic vents discovered ...


Apr 12, 2010 ... Scientists have discovered the world's deepest undersea volcanic vents, known as 'black smokers', 3.1 miles (5000 meters) deep in the ...

Eyeless Shrimp Discovered at Deepest Volcanic Vents - Live Science


Jan 10, 2012 ... An expedition that sent remote robot subs to the deepest hydrothermal vents on Earth has discovered newfound species, including eyeless ...

'New' species found living by volcanic vents in the Indian Ocean ...


Dec 29, 2011 ... Creatures thought to be unknown to science have been discovered living in super-heated waters around volcanic vents in the south-west ...

Deepest Volcanic Sea Vents Found; "Like Another World"


Apr 13, 2010 ... Shown in its first ever photo, one of the world's deepest undersea volcanic vents erupts earlier this year. Photograph courtesy National ...

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