View of small volcanic ash mud-flows on snow

View of small volcanic ash mud-flows on snow

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Caption: Volcanic ash mud-flows. View of tortuous mud-flows made of volcanic ash and water on the slope of a volcano. This mud forms rapidly when hot ash from a volcanic eruption falls on snow and ice on the volcano's slopes. This melts the snow and ice, which captures the ash, and forms fast-flowing mud. These features are also known as lahars. On a larger scale they can be catastrophic, engulfing entire towns in minutes and causing a huge loss of life. Photographed on the slopes of the Namafjall Volcano, Iceland.

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Keywords: ash, geology, lahar, mud-flow, mud-flow on, on snow, snow, volcanic, volcanic ash, volcano

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