A major lava tube system from Undara Volcano, North Queensland

@article{Atkinson1975AML,
  title={A major lava tube system from Undara Volcano, North Queensland},
  author={A. Atkinson and J. J. Griffin and P. J. Stephenson},
  journal={Bulletin Volcanologique},
  year={1975},
  volume={39},
  pages={266-293}
}
  • A. Atkinson, J. J. Griffin, P. J. Stephenson
  • Published 1975
  • Geology
  • Bulletin Volcanologique
  • The Undara Volcano erupted 0.19 m.y. ago and formed lava fields covering 1,500 km2 with a volume of approximately 23 km3. One of the flows extended 160 km on a gradient that averaged only 0.3°. This great length was a result of very high effusion rates, favourable topography and lava tube efficiency.The Undara lavas are rather uniform hawaiites. Lava temperatures are estimated to have been somewhat less than 1175–1220°C and viscosities greater than 10 to 30 Pa s.Long, apparently single lava… CONTINUE READING
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