Strombolian eruption

erupción estromboliana

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  • strombolian — ALASKA VOLCANO OBSERVATORY GLOSSARY An eruption style characterized by pulselike explosive bursts and low level emission of ash and pyroclastic debris. Usually each burst lasts for only a few seconds, and sustained eruption columns generally do… …   Glossary of volcanic terms

  • Strombolian — adjective a) Of, or pertaining to, the island or volcano of Stromboli. b) Describing a volcanic eruption characterized by a fiery fountain of lava from a single, central crater …   Wiktionary

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