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 Translation for 'lava' from English to Russian
NOUN   a lava | lavas [types of lava]
геол.
лава {ж}
lava
геол.
аа-лава {ж}
aa lava
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Translation for 'lava' from English to Russian

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lava
лава {ж}геол.

aa lava
аа-лава {ж}геол.
Usage Examples English
  • Lava tubes are formed when a low-viscosity lava flow develops a continuous and hard crust which then thickens and forms a roof above the molten lava stream.
  • The lava river sometimes ran through lava tubes before emerging again.
  • Komatiitic lava was extremely fluid when it erupted (possessing the viscosity close to that of water but with the density of rock).
  • The lava channel Búrfellsgjá which reaches 3,5 km from the crater in northwestern direction, is said to have built up, when there was a lava lake overflow.
  • Flow bands are present in massive, uniform felsic lava flow units. When the viscous lava flow encounters a surface, friction drags the mobile lava and forms internal banding.

  • Lava tubes or caves were formed by lava flow along its way.
  • Ascraeus Mons was built by many thousands of fluid basaltic lava flows.
  • Lava flows with a young appearance extend from each of these ten centres.
  • Martian lava tubes are associated with innumerable lava flows and lava channels on the flanks of Olympus Mons.
  • ] lava field. It was created by a subterranean lava flow, where the wall of the cave cooled quicker than the lava itself, which drained away.

  • Derrick Cave is a classic lava tube structure. It was created by lava flowing downhill from a volcanic vent located north of the cave.
  • Mont Gerbier de Jonc was formed 8 million years ago when a volcano erupted molten phonolite lava.
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