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This U.S. Geological Survey site lists and discusses the properties of volcanic ash. The site contains many helpful diagrams, and explains topics including the size of ash particles, the dispersal of ash by wind, and the kind of eruption that produces ash.
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Restriction: © 2009 U.S. Geological Survey
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Keywords: volcanic ash, volcano
Record Creator: Metadata instance created April 29, 2010 by Raina Khatri
Record Updated: Aug 12, 2016 by Lyle Barbato
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February 3, 2009
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(U.S. Geological Survey, 2009), WWW Document, (
Properties of Volcanic Ash, (U.S. Geological Survey, 2009), <>.
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Properties of Volcanic Ash. (2009, February 3). Retrieved October 17, 2017, from U.S. Geological Survey:
Chicago Format
U.S. Geological Survey. Properties of Volcanic Ash. U.S. Geological Survey, February 3, 2009. (accessed 17 October 2017).
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Properties of Volcanic Ash. U.S. Geological Survey, 2009. 3 Feb. 2009. 17 Oct. 2017 <>.
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