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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-08940

Tenjo lava dome, in the central part of the island of Kozushima, was formed during an eruption in 838 CE. Formation of the rhyolitic lava dome was accompanied by pyroclastic flows and surges and the extrusion of flow-banded lava flows. Photo by Ichio Moriya (Kanazawa University).

Tenjo lava dome, in the central part of the island of Kozushima, was formed during an eruption in 838 CE. Formation of the rhyolitic lava dome was accompanied by pyroclastic flows and surges and the extrusion of flow-banded lava flows.

Photo by Ichio Moriya (Kanazawa University).

Keywords: lava dome | outcrop | geology


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