mud volcano


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mud volcano

n
(Geological Science) a cone-shaped mound formed from fine mud ejected, with gases and water, from hot springs, geysers, etc, in volcanic regions
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They gave to the plain exactly the appearance of the mud volcanos at Jorullo, as figured by Humboldt.
The Toraghay mud volcano erupted in Garadagh district of Baku on March 1.
Near the Sur Kach village several active vents and old mud volcano deposits are found.
Mud volcano A real crowd pleaser, all you need for this is some mud, some baking soda and some vinegar.
Nine years after a noxious mudflow nicknamed Lusi started spilling out of the earth in East Java, the origin of this mud volcano still remains a highly disputed matter.
We were standing where the cone of the mud volcano began to rise above the featureless sandy plain and it was only on our way back from the top that Marvin had noticed the hundreds of little cairns sprinkled all around.
From 2007 to 2010 he led an international team that showed that the Lusi mud volcano in Indonesia was almost certainly triggered by conventional gas drilling activity rather than being a natural disaster.
One inactive 60 meter high mud volcano at about 300 m water depth was discovered in 1998 in the region.
Witnesses also report water bubbles containing an inflammable gas and dead fish, which supports the mud volcano theory.
Less than two days later, a mud volcano erupted about 250 kilometres away, spewing hot mud into the air and flooding the surrounding area.
The end may be near for an erupting mud volcano that has wreaked havoc in Indonesia.
Highlighting the important features of the park, the sources informed it is comprised of both dry and coastal areas besides having Active Mud Volcano.