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lava flow

neffusione f lavica
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You are my prisoners, and I will hurl you all into my underground dungeons, where the volcanic fires glow and the molten lava flows in every direction, and the air is hotter than blue blazes."
The researchers interpret the fact that the lava flows appear to have different compositions from their surroundings as being evidence of a lack of surface weathering, indicating that the flows erupted relatively recently.
Throughout last night, lava flows and consequent incandescent rockfalls were observed in the Miisi and Bonga-Buyuan channels, while effused volumes of incandescent lava flows have advanced to 3.3 kilometers, 4.5 kilometers and 900 meters down the Miisi, Bonga and Basud Gullies, respectively, from the summit crater.
Lescinsky and Sisson abandoned this explanation when recent dating of the lava flows revealed that they are much younger than previously supposed--in some cases only 40,000 years old.
Individual lava flows, filled craters and partly-filled craters can be made out in the images.
To find these flows, look north from the mountain la Hire, to the nearby crater Carlini; the lava flows pass between these landmarks.
Throughout Saturday evening, lava flows and consequent incandescent rockfalls were observed in the Miisi and Bonga-Buyuan channels, while effused volumes of incandescent lava flows have advanced to 3.3 kilometers, 4.5 kilometers and 900 meters down the Miisi, Bonga and Basud gullies, respectively, from the summit crater.
In the past, the Italian authorities have used explosives, concrete dams, and ditches to divert lava flows away from towns and villages surrounding the mountain, including Catania.
Lava flows that result from intermittent eruptions tend to be surrounded by low-temperature lava.
Other impacts occurred early enough in the mare-forming era that the resulting craters were almost completely covered by lava flows. A good example is Flamsteed P (L68) in southern Oceanus Procellarum.
On Earth, lava coils can be found on the Big Island of Hawaii, mainly on the surface of ropey pahoehoe lava flows. They have also been seen in submarine lava flows near the Galapagos Rift on the Pacific Ocean floor.
During the period, Phivolcs noted lava flows and consequent incandescent rockfalls were observed in the Miisi and Bonga-Buyuan channels.