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University at Buffalo

Maar-Diatreme Volcano

Caption: Lunar Crater maar in Nevada, a maar-diatreme volcano. A new study is shedding light on the explosive mechanism of these volcanoes, which erupt just once before dying.

Credit: Credit: Greg Valentine

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