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Zubair Group, Al Zubair Group or Zubayr Group (مجموعة جزر الزبير, or simply: جزر الزبير) is a group of 10 major volcanic islands, on top of an underlying shield volcano in the Red Sea, which reach a height of 191 m (627 ft) above sea level. [1]

9 relations: Effusive eruption, Explosive eruption, Red Sea, Rift, Shield volcano, Submarine eruption, Surtseyan eruption, Volcanic Explosivity Index, Yemen.

Effusive eruption

An effusive eruption is a type of volcanic eruption in which lava steadily flows out of a volcano onto the ground.

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Explosive eruption

In volcanology, an explosive eruption is a volcanic eruption of the most violent type.

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Red Sea

The Red Sea (also the Erythraean Sea) is a seawater inlet of the Indian Ocean, lying between Africa and Asia.

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In geology, a rift is a linear zone where the lithosphere is being pulled apart and is an example of extensional tectonics.

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Shield volcano

A shield volcano is a type of volcano usually composed almost entirely of fluid lava flows.

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Submarine eruption

Submarine eruptions are those volcano eruptions which take place beneath the surface of water.

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Surtseyan eruption

A Surtseyan eruption is a type of volcanic eruption that takes place in shallow seas or lakes.

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Volcanic Explosivity Index

The Volcanic Explosivity Index (VEI) is a relative measure of the explosiveness of volcanic eruptions.

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Yemen (al-Yaman), officially known as the Republic of Yemen (al-Jumhūriyyah al-Yamaniyyah), is an Arab sovereign state in Western Asia at the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula.

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Red Sea Volcano, Zubair Archipelago.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zubair_Group

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