cinder cone


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cinder cone

n.
A steep, conical hill consisting of glassy volcanic fragments that accumulate around and downwind from a volcanic vent.
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The animal was seen Saturday evening near the summit of Pilot Butte, a 500-foot-tall extinct cinder cone volcano.
I am also vice president of GREY2K USA, the largest national nonprofit greyhound protection organisation in the US ERIC JACKSON Cinder Cone Dr NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120
3-meter telescope rising seven stories above the top of a cinder cone.
In early May 1907, President Theodore Roosevelt acted upon petitions from both Lassen and Plumas counties, and set aside Lassen Peak and Cinder Cone lands as national monuments.
recently announced that Cinder Cone Red, first introduced as a draft beer in 2001, would be dropped from their seasonal rotation, and replaced with Red Chair Northwest Pale Ale, a variant on the Red Chair IPA they released in 2009.
Made entirely from estate-grown grapes from the winery's Volcano Ridge vineyard, located on the steep slope of an extinct cinder cone volcano, the 2005 Eruption retails for $24.
We started off high in the hills overlooking Ponta Delgada at a cinder cone which had been opened up for quarrying.
Cinder cone volcanoes arise from solid lava fragments thrown out to form a cinder pile.
Cinder Cone, The Table, and Mount Garibaldi cannot be seen from the viewpoints indicated (but the above-mentioned trails do lead to stellar viewpoints of each of these features).
The rater is a particularly well-formed cinder cone, its rippling swell and bulk hinting slightly disturbingly at a living, organic presence beneath the desert earth.
A candidate for federal listing as an endangered species, the wekiu bug was first discovered in 1979 by entomologists on Pu'u Wekiu, the summit cinder cone.
After an explosion, tephra settles to the ground around the volcano's vent (lava "pipeline"), forming the steep, loosely arranged sides of a cinder cone.