Strombolian


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Strombolian

(strɒmˈbəʊlɪən)
adj
(Geological Science) relating to or denoting a type of volcanic eruption characterized by repeated fountaining or jetting of fluid lava into the air
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He said Mayon's activity shifted from vulcanian or towering ash columns to strombolian, which is characterized only by lava fountaining and lava flow.
Essentially, the activities are Strombolian activities.
According to (Casertano, Borgia, & Cigolini, 1983) both of these episodes were phreatomagmatic where the 1910 eruption dispersed fine juvenile material in a single episode whereas the 1953 eruptions lasted several months with strombolian type activity, the creation of an intra-crateric dome by effusion of lava and the disappearance of the crater lake for a period of close to a decade.
2007) towards Strombolian fallout episodes with intercalated clastogenetic lava flows (Hawaiian-style).
By contrast, Etna is an example of a Strombolian eruption (named after Stromboli, another Italian volcano), whereby massive clots of molten lava explode from the summit crater to form fiery luminous arcs through the sky.
3) with slightly observable periclinal stratification as a remnant of superficial facies of a scoria cone produced by a Strombolian eruption (e.
Eruption styles falling into the first category include Strombolian, Vulcanian, and phreatomagmatic activity, whereas those falling into the second include Hawaiian and Plinian activity.
Eruptions have been mostly of the strombolian type, producing significant quantities of ash and a small volume of lava flows (Nelson and Gonzalez-Caver 1992).
By sensing an atmospheric eruption, the 239 told us that a strombolian eruption was on the way.
Sequences of plane-bedded and cross-bedded surge deposits, Strombolian airfall beds, and explosion breccias are exposed in 10-80 m thick sections which completely surround the lakes (Figs.
LEGAZPI -- As Mayon volcano seethed for the 12th straight day, experts have not established if the Philippines' deadliest mountain is headed for a vulcanian type of eruption or a strombolian blast.