Volcanic plugs

A volcanic plug is a volcanic landform created when magma hardens within a vent on an active volcano.

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Brazilian Atlantic Islands "The coastline of FNNMP alternates between high cliffs and sandy beaches and its geology is characterised by a number of volcanic rock types, including pyroclastic deposits of tufa and breccia, lavas and formations such as volcanic plugs, dykes and domes. " (AB ev)
Edinburgh Castle Rock
Galapagos Islands Pinnacle Rock
Garajonay Roque de Agando, Roque de la Zarcita and Roque de Ojila.
Isole Eolie Strombolicchio
Lord Howe Island "... two mountainous volcanic plugs rising sheer from the sea, Mount Gower (875m) and Mount Lidgbird (777m)"
Mount Kenya
Pitons Management Area
Risco Caido Roque Nublo
Sub-Antarctic Islands Campbell Island


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