Volcanic plateau

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A volcanic plateau is a plateau produced by volcanic activity.wikipedia
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Plateau

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A volcanic plateau is a plateau produced by volcanic activity.
Volcanic plateaus are produced by volcanic activity.

Flood basalt

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The resulting sheet lava flows may be extruded from linear fissures or rifts or gigantic volcanic eruptions through multiple vents characteristic of the prehistoric era which produced giant flood basalts.
Michael R. Rampino and Richard Stothers (1988) cited eleven distinct flood basalt episodes occurring in the past 250 million years, creating large volcanic provinces, lava plateaus, and mountain ranges.

Shield volcano

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Multiple successive and extensive lava flows cover the original landscape to eventually form a plateau, which may contain lava fields, cinder cones, shield volcanoes and other. An example is the massive Level Mountain shield volcano in northern British Columbia, Canada, which covers an area of 1800 km2 and a volume of 860 km3.
Shield volcanoes are also related in origination to vast lava plateaus and flood basalts present in various parts of the world, generalized eruptive features which occur along linear fissure vents and are distinguished from shield volcanoes proper by the lack of an identifiable primary eruptive center.

Level Mountain

An example is the massive Level Mountain shield volcano in northern British Columbia, Canada, which covers an area of 1800 km2 and a volume of 860 km3.
This volcanic edifice forms a broad, oval-shaped, north-south trending lava plateau that local streams flow on.

Lava field

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Multiple successive and extensive lava flows cover the original landscape to eventually form a plateau, which may contain lava fields, cinder cones, shield volcanoes and other.
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North Island Volcanic Plateau

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Examples include Shirasu-Daichi which covers almost all of Southern Kyūshū, Japan and the North Island Volcanic Plateau in New Zealand.
The North Island Volcanic Plateau (often called the Central Plateau and occasionally the Waimarino Plateau) is a volcanic plateau covering much of central North Island of New Zealand with volcanoes, lava plateaus, and crater lakes.

Shirasu-Daichi

Examples include Shirasu-Daichi which covers almost all of Southern Kyūshū, Japan and the North Island Volcanic Plateau in New Zealand.
Shirasu-Daichi is a broad pyroclastic plateau in southern Japan.

Volcano

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A volcanic plateau is a plateau produced by volcanic activity.

Basalt

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Lava plateaus are formed by highly fluid (runny) basaltic lava during numerous successive eruptions through numerous vents without violent explosions (quiet eruptions).

Fissure vent

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The resulting sheet lava flows may be extruded from linear fissures or rifts or gigantic volcanic eruptions through multiple vents characteristic of the prehistoric era which produced giant flood basalts.

Rift

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The resulting sheet lava flows may be extruded from linear fissures or rifts or gigantic volcanic eruptions through multiple vents characteristic of the prehistoric era which produced giant flood basalts.

Lava

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Multiple successive and extensive lava flows cover the original landscape to eventually form a plateau, which may contain lava fields, cinder cones, shield volcanoes and other.

Cinder cone

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Multiple successive and extensive lava flows cover the original landscape to eventually form a plateau, which may contain lava fields, cinder cones, shield volcanoes and other.

British Columbia

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An example is the massive Level Mountain shield volcano in northern British Columbia, Canada, which covers an area of 1800 km2 and a volume of 860 km3.

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An example is the massive Level Mountain shield volcano in northern British Columbia, Canada, which covers an area of 1800 km2 and a volume of 860 km3.

Subaerial

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Perhaps the most extensive of all the subaerial basaltic plateaus existed during the Paleogene and possibly extended over 1,800,000 km2 of the northern Atlantic Ocean region.

Paleogene

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Perhaps the most extensive of all the subaerial basaltic plateaus existed during the Paleogene and possibly extended over 1,800,000 km2 of the northern Atlantic Ocean region.

Atlantic Ocean

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Perhaps the most extensive of all the subaerial basaltic plateaus existed during the Paleogene and possibly extended over 1,800,000 km2 of the northern Atlantic Ocean region.

North Atlantic Igneous Province

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This region, known as the Thulean Plateau, is generally believed to have been broken up by foundering of the Earth's crust to form the present ocean basin.

Oceanic basin

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This region, known as the Thulean Plateau, is generally believed to have been broken up by foundering of the Earth's crust to form the present ocean basin.

Submarine volcano

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The Earth features numerous subaerial and submarine volcanic plateaus such as the Columbia River Plateau (subaerial) and the vast Ontong Java Plateau (submarine).

Columbia Plateau

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The Earth features numerous subaerial and submarine volcanic plateaus such as the Columbia River Plateau (subaerial) and the vast Ontong Java Plateau (submarine).

Ontong Java Plateau

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The Earth features numerous subaerial and submarine volcanic plateaus such as the Columbia River Plateau (subaerial) and the vast Ontong Java Plateau (submarine).

Pyroclastic flow

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Pyroclastic plateaus are produced by massive pyroclastic flows and they are underlain by pyroclastic rocks: agglomerates, tephra, volcanic ashes cemented into tuffs, mafic or felsic.

Pyroclastic rock

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Pyroclastic plateaus are produced by massive pyroclastic flows and they are underlain by pyroclastic rocks: agglomerates, tephra, volcanic ashes cemented into tuffs, mafic or felsic.