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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-01856

The entire foreground area in this view of Iriga volcano is a massive 1.5 km3 debris avalanche deposit formed by a Holocene landslide. This view from the SE shows the typical hummocky debris avalanche topography. Many of the darker areas are tree-covered hummocks; the irregular topography of the also creates many small ponds. Photo by Chris Newhall (U.S. Geological Survey).

The entire foreground area in this view of Iriga volcano is a massive 1.5 km3 debris avalanche deposit formed by a Holocene landslide. This view from the SE shows the typical hummocky debris avalanche topography. Many of the darker areas are tree-covered hummocks; the irregular topography of the also creates many small ponds.

Photo by Chris Newhall (U.S. Geological Survey).

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Keywords: debris avalanche deposit | hummocky


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