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Atlas of volcanic phenomena

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Summary:20 posters presenting original material compiled for use by the Smithsonian Institution, circa 1971. Magma and Lava; Magmatic Differentiation; Distribution and Environment of Volcanoes; Shield Volcanoes; Cinder Cones; Composite Volcanoes; Volcanic Domes; Evolution and Erosion of a Composite Volcano; Calderas; Ash Flows; Flood Basalts of the Columbia River Plateau; Submarine Volcanoes; Maars, Diatremes and Cryptovolcanic Structures; Development of a Diatreme; Geysers, Solfataras and Hot Springs; Types of Volcanic Eruptions; Hawaiian Volcano Observatory--studies of volcanic products and processes; Hawaiian Volcano Observatory; Kilauea; Volcanism and Human Affairs.
Creator:Schmidt, Robert Gordon, 1924-
Provider:Geological Survey (U.S.)
Smithsonian Institution
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Topical subjects:Volcanoes -- Pictorial works
Volcanism -- Atlases
Source citation:. I 19.2:V 88/4. .
Repository:U.S. Government Information, Maps, & GIS Services
Browse terms:Agriculture, Environment, Conservation, the Natural World
Copyright holder:Public domain
Collection:United States Government Posters Collection
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