Dictionary of Geotourism

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

Central Eruption

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_269

A central eruption occurs when magma flows along vertical or steep conduits to the surface to form lava or volcanic domes. Clastic cones can also form due to volcanic explosions. Most volcanoes are associated with this type of eruption.

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