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Ropy lava

OUMNH-Hist.Rocks 4113

Holding institution:

Donor:

H.N. Moseley

Licence:

Creative Commons CC BY NC SA

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

12 August 1875 - 12 August 1875

Form:

Dry

Station/Area Information

Date collected:

12 August 1875

Area:

Kilauea, Hawaii Island, Hawaii, USA

Water body:

Eastern Central Pacific Ocean

Notes:

Handwritten label by A.H. Green attached to specimen reads "From the Lava cascade, Kilauea. See. Photo. Prof. Moseley, Challenger Voyage.". Possible display label reads "Ropy Lava. Fragments of the surfaces of typical lava-streams.". Printed label attached to specimen reads "OUMNH Min. Misc.Rocks 0571". To see Oxford University Museum of Natural History's database go to http://www.oum.ox.ac.uk/collect/lifecoll2.htm
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