Morphometric study of pillow-size spectrum among pillow lavas

  title={Morphometric study of pillow-size spectrum among pillow lavas},
  author={George Patrick Leonard Walker},
  journal={Bulletin of Volcanology},
  • G. Walker
  • Published 1992
  • Geology
  • Bulletin of Volcanology
Measurements of H and V (dimensions in the horizontal and vertical directions of pillows exposed in vertical cross-section) were made on 19 pillow lavas from the Azores, Cyprus, Iceland, New Zealand, Tasmania, the western USA and Wales. The median values of H and V plot on a straight line that defines a spectrum of pillow sizes, having linear dimensions five times greater at one end than at the other, basaltic toward the small-size end and andesitic toward the large-size end. The pillow median… Expand
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