A density current of pyroclastic material, usually very hot and composed of a mixture of gases and particles. A syn. of ash flow used in a more general sense in that an ash flow is composed of ash-sized pyroclasts.Neuendorf, K.K.E., Mehl, J.P., Jr., and Jackson, J.A., ed., 2005, Glossary of Geology: American Geological Institute, 799 p.
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- PIR 2013-5
- Helmold, K.P., LePain, D.L., Wilson, M.D., and Peterson, C.S., 2013, Petrology and reservoir potential of Tertiary and Mesozoic sandstones, Cook Inlet, Alaska: A preliminary analysis of outcrop samples collected during 2007-2010 field seasons: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Preliminary Interpretive Report 2013-5, 34 p. doi:10.14509/25035
- RI 2014-5
- Stelling, P.L., Beget, J.E., Gardner, J.E., and Schaefer, J.R., 2014, Preliminary volcano-hazard assessment for Fisher volcano, Unimak Island, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys Report of Investigation 2014-5, 32 p., 1 sheet, scale 1:500,000. doi:10.14509/29146