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Assn03K_E10 - Name Student # Lab Time: 8 a.m. 1:50 p.m. No...

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Name Student # Lab Time: 8 a.m. 1:50 p.m. No lab (Please circle) GLY 2010 Assignment 3, Summer 2010 Write a brief response to the following questions based on the information provided in lecture, the textbook, or the CD/ROM which accompanies the textbook. Due at the beginning of the next class (5/26/10). Answers must be submitted on this form. Copies are not acceptable. If you need additional room, attach pages and staple them together. Be sure your name is on each page. 1. How do fissure eruptions and pyroclastic eruptions differ?(2 points) Fissure eruptions occur as long, narrow openings in the earth's crust. Magma is usually fluid, and erupts quietly, flowing downhill if there is a slope. A pyroclastic eruption occurs with great violence. The magma is ejected under high pressure, shooting thousands to tens of thousands of feet in the air. The pyroclasts (incandescent particles) form as the magma cools flying through the air. 2. What is a nuée ardente? Describe what happened on the island of Martinique in 1902. (2
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This note was uploaded on 07/13/2011 for the course GLY 2010 taught by Professor Warburton during the Summer '07 term at FAU.

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