Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Landscape of Overlapping Screen-Like Peaks of Volcanic Rocks

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_1342
This is a volcanic landform that is shaped like a screen wall. The term ‘overlapping screen-like peak’ was first proposed by Xiake Xu after his tour of Yandangshan. In the geological context, ‘overlapping screen-like peaks’ are composed of ruptured and disintegrated steep cliffs of superimposed rhyolite layers that formed from multiple lava flows (Fig. 6).
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