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  Cones and Inflated Lava Flows

Cones and Inflated Lava Flows
Image credit: NASA/JPL/University of Arizona

Uploader comment: A CTX image shows topographic cones in local depressions here. What are these and how did they form? This image reveals "rootless cones," which form on lava flows that interact with subsurface water.

   

 
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