Structures, textures, and cooling histories of Columbia River basalt flows ( USA).

P. E. Long, B. J. Wood

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Flood basalt flows of the Columbia River Basalt Group commonly exhibit well-developed colonnade and entablature structures formed during cooling of individual flows. A model is decribed that can be used to explain the occurrence of repeated entablature and colonnade by considering the effects of intermittent inundation.-after Authors

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1144-1155
Number of pages12
JournalGeological Society of America Bulletin
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 1986


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