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 Preiser Scientific Ash Fusion System is designed to determine ash cone deformation temperatures in coal and coke ash per ASTM Standard D-1857 and ISO Standard 540 (CO/C[O.sub.2] reducing atmosphere option).
Jabal Abyad, at 2,093 meters in Harrat Khyber, is the Kingdom's highest volcano, and close by stands Jabal Bayda, its sister white ash cone, at 1,913 meters.
Left behind is a horse-shoe shaped ridge, harbouring a slowly growing ash cone at its centre.