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Laguna Mariñaqui

Laguna Mariñaqui is a volcano in the Malleco Province of the Chilean Andes. The volcano consists of two craters located along a fault zone two kilometers 1.2 miles apart with associated pyroclastic material and andesitic lava flows on a high plat ...

                                               

Manzaz volcanic field

The field lies in Hoggar, close to the Atakor volcanic field. A dome-like uplift has been associated with the volcanism in the region. The presence of volcanism has been explained by tectonic events associated with the collision between Europe an ...

                                               

Meidob volcanic field

Meidob volcanic field is a Holocene volcanic field in Darfur, Sudan. It is one of several volcanic fields in Africa whose origin is explained with the activity of mantle plumes and their interaction with crustal structures. Meidob lies at the sou ...

                                               

Cerro Morado

Cerro Morado is a monogenetic volcanic field, in Argentina. It is part of a group of mafic volcanic centres in the Altiplano-Puna region, which is dominated by silicic rocks such as dacitic - rhyolitic rocks. The field was formed during eruptions ...

                                               

Morococala

Morococala is a volcanic field in Bolivia, in the Department Oruro. It is formed by ignimbrites and associated volcanic features. It is part of the chain of plutons that extends over the Cordillera Real and the Cordillera Occidental and are the s ...

                                               

Naolinco volcanic field

Naolinco volcanic field is a volcanic field in Veracruz, Mexico. It lies in the region of the cities of Jalapa and Naolinco, and the town of Naolinco lies in the field.

                                               

Newer Volcanics Province

The Newer Volcanics Province is a geological area which is a volcanic field, formed by the East Australia hotspot across south-eastern Australia. It covers an area of 15.000 square kilometres, with over 400 small shield volcanoes and volcanic ven ...

                                               

Paipa-Iza volcanic complex

The Paipa–Iza volcanic complex is a volcanic field of Late Pliocene to Early Pleistocene age on the Altiplano Cundiboyacense in the Eastern Ranges of the Colombian Andes. It is the northernmost volcanic complex of the Andean Volcanic Belt with Fu ...

                                               

Pali-Aike volcanic field

Pali-Aike volcanic field is a volcanic field in Argentina which straddles the border with Chile. It is part of a province of back-arc volcanoes in Patagonia, which formed from processes involving the collision of the Chile Rise with the Peru–Chil ...

                                               

Qaleh Hasan Ali

Qaleh Hasan Ali is a maar-producing volcanic field located southeast of Kerman Province, Iran. The field is presumed of Quaternary age, though it has produced no historic eruptions. Consisting of 14 maars each of different size, its most signific ...

                                               

Shahsavaran (volcanic field)

Shahsavaran is a volcanic field in Iran. It covers an ellipse shaped area west of Bazman volcano. The field has erupted lava cones and lava flows, along with some explosive volcanic activity especially in the eastern part of the field. Volcanic r ...

                                               

Tahalra volcanic field

Tahalra volcanic field is a volcanic field in Algeria. It consists of a Miocene lava plateau and a number of Pliocene to Holocene age individual vents, including cinder cones.

                                               

Tarso Toh

Tarso Toh is a volcanic field located in Chad, north of Tarso Tousside volcano. It fills valleys and plains over an area of 80 km in east-west direction and 20–30 km in north-south direction. It contains 150 scoria cones and two maars. Tarso Toh ...

                                               

Waw an Namus

Waw an Namus is a volcano in Libya. Of either Pleistocene or Holocene age, it is located within the eastern Fezzan region. The origin of the volcanism there and at Al Haruj farther north is not clear. Radiometric dating has yielded an age of abou ...

                                               

Dieng Plateau

Dieng Plateau is a marshy plateau that forms the floor of a caldera complex on the Dieng Volcanic Complex in Banjarnegara, Central Java, Indonesia. Referred to as "Dieng" by Indonesians, it sits at 2.000 metres above sea level, far from major pop ...

                                               

Yellowstone Plateau

The Yellowstone Plateau volcanic field is a geological feature found in the U.S. state of Wyoming. It is a popular site for tourists. The plateau developed through three volcanic cycles spanning two million years that included some of the worlds ...

                                               

Coleman Seamount

Coleman Seamount is a submarine volcano in the western Solomon Islands. The volcano was discovered in 1985 by the Hawaiian "Moana Wave" research vessel.

                                               

Dense-rock equivalent

Dense-rock equivalent is a volcanologic calculation used to estimate volcanic eruption volume. One of the widely accepted measures of the size of a historic or prehistoric eruption is the volume of magma ejected as pumice and volcanic ash, known ...

                                               

Eruption column

An eruption column or eruption plume is a cloud of super-heated ash and tephra suspended in gases emitted during an explosive volcanic eruption. The volcanic materials form a vertical column or plume that may rise many kilometers into the air abo ...

                                               

Midnight Volcano

Midnight Volcano is a buried extinct volcano near Midnight, Mississippi in southern Humphreys County. The volcano was last active in the Late Cretaceous period and is associated with the volcanic activity of the Monroe Uplift, which occurred arou ...

                                               

Papenkaule

The Papenkaule is a dry crater of a volcano that was active about 10.000 years ago. It lies north of Gerolstein in the Eifel mountains in Germany. The lava which was released as the result of an explosion did not, however, flow out of the vent of ...

                                               

Subaqueous volcano

A subaqueous volcano is a volcano formed beneath freshwater and never builds above lake level. They are commonly in the form of gently sloping tuff cones, although they can sometimes have an unvolcano-like form, such as White Horse Bluff in the W ...

                                               

Volcano Number

The Volcano Number is a hierarchical geographical system to uniquely identify and tag volcanoes and volcanic features on Earth. The numbers consist of four numerals, a hyphen, then two or three more numerals. The first two numerals identify the r ...

                                               

D-400 engine

The D-400 series engine or the Iron Horse engine was a light-duty two-stroke engine used for powering lawnmowers produced from the 1950s to the late 1970s. D-400 engines were single-cylinder engines designed and manufactured by the Outboard Marin ...

                                               

Zero-turn mower

A zero-turn riding lawn mower is a standard riding lawn mower with a turning radius that is effectively zero. Different brands and models achieve this in different ways, but hydraulic speed control of each drive wheel is the most common method. B ...

                                               

AutoStitch

AutoStitch is a proprietary image stitching software tool for creating panoramas. It was developed by Matthew Brown and David G. Lowe of the University of British Columbia. The software uses methods known as SIFT and RANSAC. This program differs ...

                                               

CleVR

CleVR is a free panoramic photo sharing site and photo stitching software. It allows panoramas to be embedded into other web pages using a Flash viewer. Panoramas can be displayed with hotspots - areas in the scene that can be clicked to display ...

                                               

IPIX

IPIX is an imaging technology company headquartered in Cohoes, New York. It supplies hardware and software for producing, publishing, embellishing, and collaborating with spherical imagery.

                                               

Panoweaver

Panoweaver supports telephoto, normal, wide angle and fisheye lens images into full 360*180 spherical panoramic image. Panoweaver also supports exporting 360 panoramic images into Flash VR, QuickTime VR, Java-based VR tours and swf, and publish o ...

                                               

PTGui

PTGui is a panorama photo stitching program for Windows and macOS developed by New House Internet Services BV. PTGui was created as a GUI frontend to Helmut Derschs Panorama Tools. It features its own stitching and blending engine along with comp ...

                                               

Omnidirectional camera

In photography, an omnidirectional camera, also known as 360-degree camera, is a camera having a field of view that covers approximately the entire sphere or at least a full circle in the horizontal plane. Omnidirectional cameras are important in ...

                                               

Echeveria atropurpurea

Echeveria atropurpurea, also known as chapetona or siempreviva, is an inflorescent perennial succulent plant endemic to Central Veracruz, Mexico in tropical deciduous forests. It is noted for its fast growing, easy cultivation, and red to yellow ...

                                               

Atriplex hollowayi

Atriplex hollowayi, also known as Holloways crystalwort, is a species of annual herbaceous plant in the genus Atriplex. This species is endemic to New Zealand. It has the "Nationally Critical" conservation status under the New Zealand Threat Clas ...

                                               

Bienertia

Bienertia is a flowering plant genus that currently is classified in the family Amaranthaceae s.l. For long time, the genus was considered to consist only of one species, Bienertia cycloptera, but in 2005 and 2012, two new species have been separ ...

                                               

Bienertia sinuspersici

Bienertia sinuspersici is a flowering plant that currently is classified in the family Amaranthaceae, although it was previously considered to belong to the family Chenopodiaceae. Bienertia sinuspersici conducts C 4 photosynthesis, but lacks the ...

                                               

Ceraria namaquensis

Ceraria namaquensis, with the common names Namaqua porkbush and Namaqua portulacaria, is a species of succulent shrub, native to the border between South Africa and Namibia. The plants current name is Portulacaria namaquensis, due to recent phylo ...

                                               

Conophytum

Conophytum is a genus of South African and Namibian succulent plants that belong to the family Aizoaceae. The name is derived from the Latin conus and Greek phytum. The plants are also known as knopies, waterblasies, sphaeroids, conos, cone plant ...

                                               

Conophytum bilobum

Conophytum bilobum is a plant in the family Aizoaceae, native to South Africa. It blooms in autumn. It is scentless and grows to a height of 7 cm. The specific epithet bilobum comes from the two-lobed bodies these plants possess.

                                               

Conophytum burgeri

Some of its closest relatives such as Conophytum ratum, Conophytum achabense, Conophytum hammeri and Conophytum subterraneum do have a similar cone shape. Conophytum burgeri can be distinguished from these by its long stigma over 10mm and by its ...

                                               

Conophytum calculus

C. calculus subsp. vanzylii Lavis S.A.Hammer. This form has smaller, paler, less scented flowers, marked sheaths, a more variable colour, and a more depressed, flattish, globose shape. C. calculus subsp. calculus. The type subspecies has round un ...

                                               

Conophytum ficiforme

The name "ficiforme" is Latin for "fig-shaped", and refers to the shape of their bodies, which is raised, globose and keeled. In addition, they can be distinguished from most other Conophytums by the distinctive dots, which clearly form angular, ...

                                               

Conophytum hammeri

This species is onion-shaped and single-bodied. It is slow-growing and usually solitary. It forms a protective papery sheath during its dry dormancy. Its pale yellow, nocturnal flowers have 18 to 26 petals. It superficially resembles Conophytum b ...

                                               

Conophytum jucundum

Conophytum jucundum are dwarf plants with small succulent evergreen leaves, forming in their development small colonies. These plants can reach a height of 6–15 centimetres 2.4–5.9 in, grow in the form of rounded stones and hide themselves among ...

                                               

Conophytum piluliforme

Small, mat-forming succulent. The obconical, flattened, "pill-shaped" "piluliforme" head is small less than 5mm across the fissure and has sparse or no lines on it. Flowers are red, purple or maroon. Conophytum piluliforme subspecies edwardii dif ...

                                               

Cotyledon undulata

Cotyledon undulate, also known as Silver crown or Silver Ruffles, is a small succulent shrub up to 50 cm tall. It has unusual grey undulating leaves that give it a very sculptural shape. Cotyledon undulata is perhaps the most widely grown Cotyled ...

                                               

Crassulaceae

The Crassulaceae, also known as the stonecrop family or the orpine family, are a diverse family of dicotyledon flowering plants characterized by succulent leaves and a unique form of photosynthesis, known as Crassulacean acid metabolism. Flowers ...

                                               

Cylindrophyllum comptonii

Cylindrophyllum comptonii is a species of succulent plant belonging to the genus Cylindrophyllum of the family Aizoaceae. It is endemic to South Africa.

                                               

Drosanthemum floribundum

Drosanthemum floribundum, commonly known as rodondo creeper or dew-flower, is a succulent plant in the ice plant family, Aizoaceae. The species is native to the Eastern Cape in South Africa and is naturalised in Portugal and the states of South A ...

                                               

Echeveria subrigida

Echeveria subrigida is a species of succulent plant native to Mexico. It was first formally described in 1903 by Benjamin Lincoln Robinson and Henry Eliason Seaton. Its basionym is Cotyledon subrigida.

                                               

Faucaria

Faucaria is a genus of around 33 species of succulent subtropical flowering plants of the family Aizoaceae. The name comes from the Latin word fauces because of the appearance of "teeth" on the leaves. Faucaria species are native to the Cape Prov ...