Breadcrust bomb, ca. 50 cm long, from Lokon volcano (N-Sulawesi, Indonesia)
Perfectly shaped breadcrust bomb from Nea Kameni, Santorini (Greece)
Bombë vullkanik me një sipërfaqe të plasaritur, të ngjashme me bukë, shkaktuar nga zgjerimi i ngadalshëm i flluska gazi brendshme, ndërsa ftohjes.
A breadcrust bomb is a volcanic bomb with a cracked and checkered surface, sometimes resembling the surface of a loaf of bread. The cracks develop when the outer surface of a partially molten lava fragment cools to form a brittle surface and then subsequently cracks as the hot interior expands due to the continued growth of gas bubbles.
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