Glossary beginning with T
Volcano Term Definitions
A slope formed a the base of a steeper slope, made of fallen and disintegrated materials.
A group of fine-grained, generally porphyritic, extrusive igneous rocks having alkali feldspar and minor mafic minerals as the main components, and possibly a small amount of sodic plagioclase.
A great sea wave produced by a submarine earthquake, volcanic eruption, or large landslide.
- Tuff Cone
- Tuff Ring
A wide, low-rimmed, well-bedded accumulation of hyalo-clastic debris built around a volcanic vent located in a lake, coastal zone, marsh, or area of abundant ground water.