Volcanic Field

A volcanic field is an area of the Earth's crust that is prone to localized volcanic activity. They usually contain 10 to 100 volcanoes, such as cinder cones and are usually in clusters. Lava flows may also occur. They may occur as a monogenetic volcanic field or a polygenetic volcanic field.

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Duncan Canal (volcanic Field)
... Duncan Canal is a volcanic field located in the middle of the Alaska Panhandle, United States ... Basaltic lava flows within the Duncan Canal volcanic field are both subaerial and submarine ...
Caja Del Rio - Geology
... The Caja del Rio plateau is a monogenetic volcanic field, which includes approximately 60 cinder cones, spatter cones, and basalt outflows ... The volcanism can be explained by the field's location, which is very close to the intersection of the Rio Grande Rift and the Jemez Lineament ... southwest to northeast, and underlies a string of volcanic features across Arizona and New Mexico ...
St. Michael Volcanic Field
... The St ... Michael volcanic field is a volcanic field located on St ...
Volcanic Field - Examples - Others
... Bombalai Hill, Sabah, Malaysia Cu-Lao Re Group, Vietnam Meidob Volcanic Field, Sudan Auckland Volcanic Field, North Island, New Zealand Haruj, Fezzan, Libya ChaƮne des Puys ...
San Carlos Volcanic Field
... San Carlos volcanic field is a monogenetic volcanic field in Arizona, USA ... The field lies within the San Carlos Apache Reservation about 40 km (25 mi) east of Globe, Arizona ... It is a small field covering approximately 50 km2 or less of volcanic cones and lava flows ...

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