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Pillow lava - Wikipedia


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 lava


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 a ...

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Apr 30, 2008 ... LAVAOCEAN April 6, 2008 Our experienced group of Lava Divers take you to the forming of pillow lava in HD video. Bud & Shane Turpin take ...

Pillow Lavas - EarthRef.org


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 ...

pillow lava | geology | Britannica.com


Other features of spreading centres include metal-rich sediments and pillow lavas, which are concentrations of igneous rock that resemble large overstuffed ...

Pillow lava | Define Pillow lava at Dictionary.com


Pillow lava definition, lava in the form of an agglomeration of rounded, pillow- shaped masses, the result of subaqueous or subglacial volcanic eruption.

Lava Flows Underwater - Voyage to Puna Ridge


Lava also erupts from fissures at underwater rift zones. ... underwater: The surface of a lava flow cools much more rapidly underwater than it does in air. ... A pillow forms when lava squeezes out like toothpaste through the thin skin of a flow; the ...

Pillow lava - definition of pillow lava by The Free Dictionary

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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 ...

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What Does a Young Submarine Lava Flow Look Like? Hotspots & Cool ... What Types of Lava Flows Are There Underwater? ... “Pillowlava is so-called because it forms rounded lumps that look like fat pillows, or the bolster cushions of a sofa.