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Spindle bomb

Spindle bomb

  • Exhibition Text

    • While still airborne, a molten blob of magma twisted through the air, stretching and bending itself into this formation, known as a spindle bomb.

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  • For Educators

    • Topic: Earth Science

      Subtopic: Volcanoes

      Keywords: Geology, Structural, Magmas, Volcanic ash, tuff, etc., Volcanic eruptions, Volcanoes

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