stratovolcanic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

strato- +‎ volcanic

Adjective[edit]

stratovolcanic (not comparable)

  1. (volcanology) Of or pertaining to a stratovolcano.
    • 1941, Bulletin of the Geological Institution of the University of Upsala, page 208:
      [] obviously taken from one of the headwaters of Rio Manso, immediately northeast of Ventisquero Grande, appears as plainly as any one could wish the layered, stratovolcanic structure of the southeast part of Tronador.
    • 2008, Rutger de Graaf, Urban Water in Japan[1], page 1:
      Japan is an island nation in East Asia comprising a large stratovolcanic archipelago extending along the Pacific coast of Asia.
    • 2015, Dénes Loczy, Landscapes and Landforms of Hungary[2], page 10:
      An andesite-dacite stratovolcanic chain, sub-parallel to the Carpathian arc, was formed 17-12 Ma ago (Harangi et al. 2007).