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Sub-glacial volcanic eruptions

Trace Elements Memorandum 1089

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Abstract

The literature on sub-glacial volcanic eruptions and the related flood phenomena has been reviewed as a minor part of the larger problem of convective and conductive heat transfer from intrusive magma. (See Lovering, 1955, for a review of the extensive literature on this subject.) This summary of data on sub-glacial eruptions is part of a program that the U.S. Geological Survey is conducting in connection with its Investigations of Geologic Processes project on behalf of the Division of Research, U.S. Atomic Energy Commission.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Sub-glacial volcanic eruptions
Series title:
Trace Elements Memorandum
Series number:
1089
Year Published:
1956
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Description:
5 p.
Online Only (Y/N):
N
Additional Online Files (Y/N):
N