ash cone

cono de ceniza

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  • ash cone — noun Etymology: ash (III) : a conical accumulation of volcanic ash around a vent …   Useful english dictionary

  • ash — ash1 ashiness, n. ashless, adj. /ash/, n. 1. the powdery residue of matter that remains after burning. 2. Also called volcanic ash. Geol. finely pulverized lava thrown out by a volcano in eruption. 3. a light, silvery gray color …   Universalium

  • Cone Glacier Volcano — is a cinder cone in the Boundary Ranges of the Coast Mountains in northwestern British Columbia, Canada. It is part of the Iskut Unuk River Cones group and last erupted during the Holocene period.[1] Cone Glacier contains two arms that surround… …   Wikipedia

  • Volcanic cone — Puʻu ʻŌʻō, a cinder and spatter cone on Kīlauea, Hawaiʻi Volcanic cones are among the simplest volcanic formations. They are built by ejecta from a volcanic vent, piling up around the vent in the shape of a cone with a central crater. Volc …   Wikipedia

  • cinder cone — Geol. a small, conical volcano built of ash and cinders. [1840 50] * * * or ash cone Deposit around a volcanic vent, formed by rock fragments or cinders that accumulate and gradually build a conical hill with a bowl shaped crater at the top.… …   Universalium

  • Volcanic ash — consists of small tephra, which are bits of pulverized rock and glass created by volcanic eruptions,United States Geological Survey. [http://volcanoes.usgs.gov/Hazards/What/Tephra/tephra.html Tephra: Volcanic Rock and Glass Fragments.] Retrieved… …   Wikipedia

  • Cinder Cone and the Fantastic Lava Beds — For the generic cinder cone, see cinder cone. Cinder Cone Cinder Cone is a 700 foot (213 m) high cone of loose scoria …   Wikipedia

  • Nazko Cone — Nazko Cone, the easternmost and youngest volcano overlying the Anahim hotspot Elevation …   Wikipedia

  • Nahta Cone — Elevation 1,69 …   Wikipedia

  • Moraine Cone — is a cinder cone in northern British Columbia, Canada. It is thought to have last erupted in the Holocene period and is part of the Mount Edziza volcanic complex.[1] See also …   Wikipedia

  • Cracker Creek Cone — Elevation 1,895 m (6,217 ft) Location Location …   Wikipedia

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