Plinian Eruption

Science / Geology / Plinian Eruption: An explosive eruption where large volumes of rock, ash and gas are blasted at high velocity from a vent. These eruptions produce huge clouds that can rise tens of kilometers into the atmosphere.

Other Words for Eruption

Eruption Verb Synonyms: outbreak, outburst, discharge, expulsion, emission, bursting forth, explosion, spouting, vomiting (up or forth), belching forth
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Strombolian Eruption

Science / Geology / Strombolian Eruption: A type of volcanic eruption characterized by fountains of lava jetting from a lava-filled central crater. MORE

Plinian Eruption

Science / Geology / Plinian Eruption: An explosive eruption where large volumes of rock, ash and gas are blasted at high velocity from a vent. These eruptions produce huge clouds that can rise tens of kilometers into the atmosphere. MORE

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