Evidence of surges overtopping a large topographic barrier; Salina Island, Aeolian Archipelago, Italy

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doi: 10.1016/0377-0273(87)90085-0
Authors:Lanzafame, G.; Ricci Lucchi, F.; Rossi, P. L.
Author Affiliations:Primary:
Cent. Nac. Res., Ist. Intern. Vulcanol., Catania, Italy
Univ. Bologna, Italy
Volume Title:Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research
Source:Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, 32(4), p.355-361. Publisher: Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands. ISSN: 0377-0273
Publication Date:1987
Note:In English. 14 refs.; illus. incl. strat. col., geol. sketch map
Summary:Surge-type deposits mantling a volcanic cone (Fossa Felci) were derived from an adjacent eruptive centre, not from the volcano itself. Erosional and depositional evidence of the surge mechanism is presented. The topographic obstacle considered to have been overtopped by the surges was >600 m high. [R.A.H.]
Subjects:Ash falls; Ash flows; Channels; Processes; Sedimentary petrology; Sedimentation; Stratigraphy; Europe; Italy; Southern Europe; Salina Island
Abstract Numbers:88M/2896
Record ID:1988010376
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2019 American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Mineralogical Abstracts, United Kingdom, Twickenham, United Kingdom
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