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1) lava. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...lava, (la´v) (KEY) , molten rock that erupts on the earth's surface, either on land or under the ocean, by a volcano or through a fissure. It solidifies into igneous...

2) Lava Beds National Monument. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...Lava Beds National Monument (73 sq mi/189 sq km), Siskiyou and Modoc cos., N Calif., 12 mi/19 km S of Oregon state line. Bounded by Tule L. Natl. Wildlife Refuge...

3) Lava Hot Springs. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...Lava Hot Springs, village (1990 pop. 420), Bannock co., SE Idaho, 25 mi/40 km SE of Pocatello, on Portneuf R.; 42°37'N 112°01'W. Elev. 5,072 ft/1,546 m. Part of Caribou...

4) lava. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...solidifying of molten rock. Italian, perhaps from Latin lbs, fall, from Latin lb, to fall. Lava was appropriately named by people living near Mount Vesuvius. The...

5) lava-lava. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...tied loosely around the waist that is worn by Polynesians and especially Samoans. Samoan lvalava, to put on clothes, clothes, from reduplication of Proto-Polynesian...

6) aa, type of lava. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...aa, type of lava, (a´a) (KEY) : see lava....

7) Lava Beds National Monument. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Lava Beds National Monument, see National Parks and Monuments (table)national parks and monuments (table)....

8) lava. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...lava A type of igneous rock that is formed when molten magma from a volcano hardens. 1...

9) volcano. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...volcano, vents or fissures in the earth's crust through which gases, molten rock, or lava, and solid fragments are discharged. Their study is called volcanology....

10) Chapter IX. Darwin, Charles Robert. 1909-14. The Voyage of the Beagle. The Harvard Classics
... Santa Cruz—Expedition up the River—Indians—Immense Streams of Basaltic Lava—Fragments not transported by the River—Excavation of the Valley—Condor, habits of—Cordillera—Erratic...

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