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Volcanic Form

Volcanic Form The erupted volcano comes in different forms. These forms are given as under: (1). Ash Cone: These are also called Tuff Cones. When heated rapidly by lava, water flashes to steam and expands violently, fragmenting huge amounts of lava into plumes of very fine grains of ash. This ash falls around the volcanic vent, creating an ash …

What is crater (Volcanic crater)

A crater is the mouth/ opening of the volcano. The molten magma is ejected through the vent of the volcano. The uppermost part of the vent or in other words the top opening of the vent is known as the crater. The crater is generally wider than the vent. When the lava/ejected material is sprayed …