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there is no difference between pahoehoe and lava because pahoehoe is a type of lava there is a difference between pahoehoe lava and AA (ahah) lava

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What is the difference between pahoehoe lava and AA lava?

The difference between Pahoehoe lava and AA lava is that pahoehoe lava is smooth and AA lava is jagged.


What are the difference between pahoehoe lava and AA lava?

The differences between pahoehoe and AA lava pahoehoe is fat moving lava and looks like wrinkles curves but smother than AA.Aa is cooler than pahohoe and is all bumpy .


What is the difference between pahoehoe and AA and what kind of eruption produces these types of lava?

It make a quiet eruption produce two different types of lava-hot, fast-moving pahoehoe and cooler, slower-moving aa.


Is pahoehoe a type of lava?

Yes. Pahoehoe is a variety of basaltic lava.


What is the difference between pahoehoe and A'A?

+Pahoehoe is basaltic lava forming smooth undulating(moving with a smooth wavelike motion) or ropy masses.It is contrasted to AAAA is basaltic lava forming very rough jagged masses with sharp projections and a light frothy texture. Pahoehoe+Both are types of lava. Aa is sharp (so you say Aaah as you walk on it), whereas pahoehoe is smooth


Is a'a or pahoehoe lava better for making lava tubes?

Lava tubes are usually produces by pahoehoe.


Does kilauea have pahoehoe or AAA lava?

Kilauea produced both pahoehoe and a'a. These terms refer to the texture that a basaltic lava flow can take on and do not mean a difference in composition. Ofteb Kilauea's lava starts out as pahoehoe and becomes a'a as it cools an becomes more viscous.


What is pahoehoe rock?

Pahoehoe is a texture that is found in highly fluid lava. It occurs due to the deformation of the flow of the lava. A pahoehoe rock is the result of the cooled lava.


Which types of eruptions produce pahoehoe lava?

Quiet Eruptions produce pahoehoe lava. It also can produce Aa lava. Pahoehoe is a fast moving and a hot lava. Pahoehoe looks like wrinkles once it starts to cool down.


What ate the differences between pahoehoe and Aa what kind of eruption produces these types of lava?

Pahoehoe and AA lava are produced by quiet eruptions. This means that instead of a blast or explosion, the lava just flows out of the volcano. Pahoehoe lava is hot and flows quickly. AA lava is cooler in temperature and doesn't flow as quickly.


What are the different types of lava?

A'a Pahoehoe Pillow Lava The difference between the lava is the elements and amount of water inside the volcano. Also, the thickness of the lava.There are 4 different types of lava flows maybe more


Are basaltic lavas a pahoehoe lava?

Not necessarily. All pahoehoe is basaltic, but not all basaltic lava is pahoehoe. A'a and scoria are also basaltic.


How are Pillow Lava and Pahoehoe lava the same?

Both pillow lava and pahoehoe lava have about the same composition and harden into a kind of rock called basalt.


What are the differences between pahoehoe and AA What kind of eruption produces these types of lava?

The differences are that Pahoehoe produces fast moving lava; Aa produces slower moving lava. The kind of eruption that produces these types of lava is a quiet eruption.


What are the differences between the pahoehoe and AA?

Pahoehoe lava is highly liquid and cools with a smooth, ropey surface. Aa is made of more viscous lava and usually has a rough, blocky texture.


Is pahoehoe hot?

Yes. Pahoehoe is lava, specifically basaltic lava which ranges from 1,800 to 2,200 degrees Fahrenheit.


Types of lava?

Blocky Lava, Pahoehoe Lava, Aa Lava, Pillow Lava


How is pahoehoe lava different from pillow lava?

Pahoehoe lava wrinkles as the lava moves underneath while pillow lava forms rounded lumps like pillows it erupts underwater


What color is Pahoehoe lava?

thr pic ubove is not pahoehoe pahoehoe is grey [PAH hoye hoye]


What are the three types of lava flow?

Pahoehoe lava, Aa lava, and Blocky lava


What are the differences between pahoehoe and Aa what kind of eruption produces these types of lava-?

Pahoehoe is hot, fast-moving lava that has a low viscosity. AA lava has a cooler temperature and moves more slowly. Quiet eruptions are the type that produce these two types of lava.



The lava flows of Hawaii are an example of what kind of rock?

pahoehoe or a'a rocks are the most common coming from a lava flow. pahoehoe or a'a rocks are the most common coming from a lava flow. pahoehoe or a'a rocks are the most common coming from a lava flow.


Describe the different types of lava?

1) Pahoehoe 2) Aa Pahoehoe is lava which move fast and is slipery. Aa is lava which moves slowy and is very sticky.


Is pahoehoe lava only found in Hawaii?

No. Many shield volcanoes produces pahoehoe.


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