flood basalt

noun

a very extensive lava flow of basaltic composition that has issued from a fissure, often to be found as part of a series of such flows one on top of another, forming a plateauSee fissure eruption

Nearby words

  1. floeberg,
  2. flog,
  3. flokati,
  4. flong,
  5. flood,
  6. flood control,
  7. flood insurance,
  8. flood lamp,
  9. flood plain,
  10. flood tide

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