Definition of mud volcano in English:

mud volcano

Syllabification: mud vol·ca·no


  • A small vent or fissure in the ground discharging hot mud.
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    • The existence of methane hydrate at the shallow depth was unexpected by the scientists and indicates, together with other supporting evidence, that the mud volcano is actively venting methane gas.
    • Money rules, even when the best entertainment around is lathering in a mud volcano.
    • In addition to being the largest single mud volcano yet described, this case study provides new insights into the architecture of a feeder system that connects a major volcanic cone to its source layer several kilometres below.

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