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The lack of evidence for any lava has led scientists to assume that its volcanic activity expired long ago.

Iceland’s Kötlujökull glacier sits atop the Katla volcano, where a type of volcanic rock called basalt is abundant.

It also may represent a new class of volcanic-scale “pyrocumulonimbus” events, scientists said in an online news conference December 11 at the American Geophysical Union’s fall meeting.

The orange zones show shallow volcanic areas apparently connected below the surface in a roughly circular pattern.

This results in volcanic activity focused mainly at the plate boundaries.

And yet his music, to the end, although sometimes almost eerily serene, remained most often volcanic.

This hidden Eden continues to baffle geologists with its oculus of volcanic stone.

But behold, DiCaprio, whose volcanic growth of furze is surely proof that the vogue for beards needs to be trimmed back.

Miles beneath the surface, in the absence of sunlight, animals derive energy from volcanic vents.

The largest of an archipelago of islands, Santorini is the vestige of a single volcanic landmass that erupted around 1600 BC.

The volcanic eruptions of the mountains on the west broke down its barriers, and let its waters flow.

But scorn is far more volcanic than glacial and a poor barrier between sex and judgment.

Formosa, a large island in the Chinese sea, almost wholly inundated by volcanic agency, during a storm.

It was probably at this volcanic ridge that the precipitous road obliged the mules to be sent back.

It is divided throughout its whole extent by a chain of mountains, which in general owe their formation to volcanic eruptions.

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On this page you'll find 56 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to volcanic, such as: demonstrative, fidgety, fiery, high-strung, hysterical, and impulsive.

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