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noun as in volcano matter

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At El Malpais, explore one of many lava tubes, like the easy-to-access Junction Cave.

Farquharson and Amelung made their case for rain-triggered lava at Kilauea April 22 in Nature.

He says that points to building pressure deep under the volcano’s summit before lava erupted out of cracks in the ground.

Heavy rains can trigger Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano to spout streams of lava.

In fact, the lava basement of the Von Kármán crater may be too deep for Yutu-2 to sense at all, his team suspects.

Volcanoes spewed lava and ash, ocean floors were thrust upward, sand and rock and shale settled into slurry.

Underneath, however, lies the permanently molten lava of Scottish memory and its sense of English repression.

Lava and ash fell for days; the sun was obliterated for three months.

It also has one of the tallest mountain ranges on the continent and the largest lava lake on Earth.

No longer would they have crazy adventures like campus-wide paintball and lava matches.

Torrents of lava poured over the sides of the volcano and destroyed whole villages on the shores of the lake.

He trudged across burning lava on which his feet left their imprint; he had the appearance of a desperately dogged traveller.

Here there are many craters and much basalt, or even lava; also hot springs.

South of this arid region, strewn with great lava stones, are the Rendile uplands, affording pasturage for thousands of camels.

From these fissures immense and repeated flows of lava spread over the Kapte and Laikipia plateaus.


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On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lava, such as: basalt, magma, slag, ashes, obsidian, and scoria.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.