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Types of Volcanic Eruptions

On the basis of mode of eruptions, numerous classifications of volcanoes have been given. The most commonly used classification of volcanic eruptions was given by Lacroix in 1908. According to Lacroix, there are four principal types of eruptions: (i) Hawaiian, (ii) Strombolian, (iii) Vulcanian, and (iv) Pelean  (i) Hawaiian Eruption It is an eruption in which large quantities of extremely fluid basic lava flow out from a fissure or a … Read more