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Mud Volcano (Geoform)

Component: Geoform

Unique Identifier: 132

Geoform Origin Geologic
Geoform Mud Volcano


Description
Definition An accumulation (usually conical in shape) of mud and rock formed by volcanic gases; may also refer to a similar accumulation formed by escaping petroliferous gases (Bates and Jackson 1984) (see Figure 6.3).