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A steep, conical hill consisting of glassy volcanic fragments that accumulate around and downwind from a volcanic vent.
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Covering some 180,000 square km, they contain tuff rings, lava domes, lava flows, scoria cones
(8) Investigating the volcanic scoria cones
that have not been exploited yet is highly recommended.
The researchers are convinced that these are true volcanic cones, similar to common volcanoes on Earth known as (http://www.geology.sdsu.edu/how_volcanoes_work/scoriacone_page.html) scoria cones
and (http://www.d.umn.edu/%7Ermorton/ronshome/Volcanology/Tuff%20Rings%20and%20Tuff%20Cones%20class.pdf) tuff cones .