Assisting readers in experiencing this geological phenomena, the authors draw upon actual encounters with volcanoes, often through firsthand accounts of those who have witnessed eruptions and miraculously survived the terrifying aftermath. 46 line illustrations. 85 halftones.DIKES. SILLS. AND SUMMIT LAVA DOMES PRE-STRATOCONE ROCKS SUCCESSIVE CONE SURFACES Fig. 3-2. Diagram of a composite volcano. Repeated extrusions gradually build up a complex, layered series of cones around a ventanbsp;...
|Author||:||Richard V. Fisher, Grant Heiken, Jeffrey Brooke Hulen|
|Publisher||:||Princeton University Press - 1998|