Pillow lavas are lavas that contain characteristic pillow-shaped structures that are
attributed to the extrusion of the lava under water, or subaqueous extrusion.
Pillow lavas are bulbous, spherical, or tubular lobes of lava. They form during
eruptions with relatively low effusion rates. Slow extrusion gives enough time for
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Lava that forms from an underwater eruption and is characterized by pillow-
shaped masses. American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth ...
are actually tubes rather than pillows
, but in outcrops their full shape isn't always evident. They grow from within, which leaves stretch marks on their surfaces. More »
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Dec 29, 2009 ... When basalts erupt underwater, they commonly form pillow lavas, which are
mounds of elongate lava "pillows" formed by repeated oozing and ...
Mar 9, 2012 ... Pillow Lavas. A distinctive lava flow morphology that has been appearing in our
dredges is pillow lava. Pillow lavas form when hot lava flows ...
Other features of spreading centres include metal-rich sediments and pillow lava
s, which are concentrations of igneous rock that resemble large overstuffed ...
There are three types of basalt lava flows: pillow, pahoehoe , and a'a . Pillow lava
. Pillow lavas are volumetrically the most abundant type because they are ...