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published by the United States Geologic Survey
This website, hosted by the United States Geological Survey (USGS), provides a brief description of basalt and basaltic lavaflow and lists many of the chemical and physical properties of this type of rock. An example image is included, as well as interesting facts about the rock, and links providing related information.
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Restriction: © 1998 United States Geological Survey
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Keywords: USGS, basalt, igneous, lava, lavaflow, magma, volcano, volcano eruption
Record Creator: Metadata instance created September 8, 2008 by Logan Hancock
Record Updated: Mar 16, 2010 by Lyle Barbato
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November 6, 2006
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(United States Geologic Survey, Sioux Falls, 1998), WWW Document, (http://volcanoes.usgs.gov/images/pglossary/basalt.php).
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Volcano Hazards Program Photo Glossary: Basalt, (United States Geologic Survey, Sioux Falls, 1998), <http://volcanoes.usgs.gov/images/pglossary/basalt.php>.
APA Format
Volcano Hazards Program Photo Glossary: Basalt. (2006, November 6). Retrieved October 2, 2014, from United States Geologic Survey: http://volcanoes.usgs.gov/images/pglossary/basalt.php
Chicago Format
United States Geologic Survey. Volcano Hazards Program Photo Glossary: Basalt. Sioux Falls: United States Geologic Survey, November 6, 2006. http://volcanoes.usgs.gov/images/pglossary/basalt.php (accessed 2 October 2014).
MLA Format
Volcano Hazards Program Photo Glossary: Basalt. Sioux Falls: United States Geologic Survey, 1998. 6 Nov. 2006. 2 Oct. 2014 <http://volcanoes.usgs.gov/images/pglossary/basalt.php>.
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