Mount Hakuun

Mount Hakuun

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Mount Hakuun is a lava dome located in the Daisetsuzan Volcanic Group of the Ishikari Mountains, Hokkaid, Japan.In volcanology, a lava dome is a roughly circular mound-shaped protrusion resulting from the slow extrusion of viscous lava from a volcano. The geochemistry of lava domes can vary from basalt to rhyolite although most preserved domes tend to have high silica content.The characteristic dome shape is attributed to high viscosity that prevents the lava from flowing very far. This high viscosity can be obtained in two ways: by high levels of silica in the magma, or by degassing of fluid magma.show more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 113g
  • Flu Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136683946
  • 9786136683942