Dictionary of Geotourism

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

Volcanic Effusion

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_2685

This is a phenomenon in which magma spills over the surface in a relatively calm manner. This magma movement can form lava rivers, lava falls or lava lakes. An example is the Hawaiian volcanoes.

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