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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 a Lava?

The molten rocks (magma) are ejected as a result of volcanism. When the magma is extruded through the vent of the volcano, it is scattered all around the crater (mouth of the volcano). The magma after extrusion is known as ”Lava”.   Composition of Lava:  Lava is made up of crystals, volcanic glass, and bubbles …

Volcano and its types

A volcano is a vent in the Earth’s surface, which allows the interior molten magma to erupt out due to extreme pressure and convection. The magma when it comes out of the interior of the earth is known as lava. The lava is composed of solid and molten rocks, debris, and gases, and fluid of …