Morphology and mechanism of eruption of postglacial shield volcanoes in Iceland

@article{Rossi1996MorphologyAM,
  title={Morphology and mechanism of eruption of postglacial shield volcanoes in Iceland},
  author={M. Rossi},
  journal={Bulletin of Volcanology},
  year={1996},
  volume={57},
  pages={530-540}
}
  • M. Rossi
  • Published 1996
  • Geology
  • Bulletin of Volcanology
  • Postglacial Icelandic shield volcanoes were formed in monogenetic eruptions mainly in the early Holocene epoch. Shield volcanoes vary in their cone morphology and in the areal extent of the associated lava flows. This paper presents the results of a study of 24 olivine tholeiite and 7 picrite basaltic shield volcanoes. For the olivine tholeiitic shields the median slope is 2.7°, the median height 60 m, the median diameter 3.6 km, the median aspect ratio (height against diameter) 0.019, and the… CONTINUE READING
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