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 Platy Lava Dome - John Seach

A platy (endogenous) lava dome is formed from viscous magma which is erupted over a vent.
It has a low profile, blocky, shallow fractures and many surface corrugations.

Examples of Platy Lava Domes
Mt Merapi (Central Java, indonesia)
Soufriere (St Vincent, West Indies).

Platy Lava Dome
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