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volcanic cone

noun, Geology
a conical hill produced by volcanic eruption of ash, cinders, or lava.
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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  • The hike is a steep climb up the side of a volcanic cone.
  • These blocks formed part of the former volcanic cone.
  • Calderas are large underwater craters formed by a volcanic explosion or the collapse of a volcanic cone.
  • Glaciers formed on each volcanic cone when it reached sufficient height.
  • Landforms on the allotment include uplands and a volcanic cone.
  • Crater-a bowl-shaped depression, generally in the top of a volcanic cone.

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