Cinder Cones

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Potrillo Volcanic Field - Volcanology II
... A cinder cone also known as scoria cone, is a steep, conical hill formed on top of a vent ... The cinder cones often occur in groups usually on the sides and around the shield volcanoes and the strato volcanoes ... They are formed form lava fragments called cinders, it is magma that is glassy and has hundreds of gas bubbles that are frozen, it cools quickly after it is ejected into the air ...
Mount Edziza Volcanic Complex - Geology - Structure - Cinder Cone Composition
... The steep conical cinder cones of Edziza were formed by lava fountain eruptions, emitting particles and blobs of congealed lava from a single vent ... air, it breaks into small fragments that solidify and fall as cinder around the vent to form a circular or oval cone ... Edziza's cinder cones have bowl-shaped craters at their summits and rise more than a hundred metres above their surroundings ...
Extinct Volcanoes - Volcanic Features - Volcanic Cones (cinder Cones)
... Volcanic cones or cinder cones result from eruptions of mostly small pieces of scoria and pyroclastics (both resemble cinders, hence the name of this volcano type) that build up around the vent ... These can be relatively short-lived eruptions that produce a cone-shaped hill perhaps 30 to 400 meters high ... Most cinder cones erupt only once ...
Mount Edziza Volcanic Complex - Geology - Eruptive History - Central Volcano Flank Eruptive Period
... hyaloclastite tuff rings, whereas later activity created 30 small cinder cones, primarily of basaltic composition, including Mess Lake Cone, Kana Cone ... These cinder cones were formed no more than the year 700 based on the age of burnt plant stems still rooted in former soil under 2 metres (6.6 ft) of loose ... These cinder cones were built on the basaltic fragments and blocky lava fields surrounding the cones ...
Alligator Lake Volcanic Complex
... Lake volcanic complex is a group of basaltic cinder cones and lava flows in south central Yukon ... The upper part of the Alligator Lake volcanic complex consists of two well-preserved cinder cones capping a small shield volcano ... Lava flows from both cinder cones traveled to the north and were erupted simultaneously ...

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