Definition of cinder cone in English:

cinder cone

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  • A cone formed round a volcanic vent by fragments of lava thrown out during eruptions.
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    • Small vesicular pieces of volcanic material, scoria, collect around the vent to form a cinder cone.
    • Pago is a cinder cone about 820 feet high near the center of the caldera.
    • Ground was broken to begin construction on a cinder cone atop an inactive volcano called Mauna Kea.

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