Definitions for lahar
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an avalanche of volcanic water and mud down the slopes of a volcano
A volcanic mudflow.
A lahar is a type of mudflow or debris flow composed of a slurry of pyroclastic material, rocky debris, and water. The material flows down from a volcano, typically along a river valley. Lahars are extremely destructive: they can flow tens of meters per second, be 140 metres deep, and destroy any structures in their path. Notable lahars include those at Nevado del Ruiz and Mount Pinatubo, each of which killed thousands of people.
Translations for lahar
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liquid, melted rock etc thrown out from a volcano and becoming solid as it cools.
- حُمَم بُرْكانيَّهArabic
- lavaPortuguese (BR)
- die LavaGerman
- लावा, ज्वालामुखी से निकलने वाला गाढ़ा जलता हुआ द्रव्यHindi
- ،مايع ،ذوب شده گدازهPersian
- ويلى شوى ،اوبه شوىPashto
- 熔岩Chinese (Trad.)
- آتش فشاں چٹانوں سے ابلنے والا مادہUrdu
- dung nhamVietnamese
- 熔岩Chinese (Simp.)
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