Basaltic lava flow units, Koa'e fault system, Hawaii

Faulted basaltic lavas in the Koa’e show significant internal textural variations, including joint types and densities, and vesicle populations, as well as thickness variations along and across individual units, which can act as mechanical heterogeneities, that influence the propagation of faults.
Basaltic lava flow units, Koa'e fault system, Hawaii
Full-size image: 625.8 KB | View image View Download image Download

Share this page: