Vent - John Seach
A volcanic vent is an opening in a
volcanic structure through which lava or gases are emitted.
The pipe is cylinderical with a diameter
of 50 m to 1 km.
Pipes or conduits sometimes flare
towards the surface.
Volcanic vents are also called:
Volcanic chimney, Volcanic orifice,
Volcanic channel, Channel of ascent,
Conduit, Pipe, Diatreme, Feeding
vent, Eruption channel.
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