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Lahar

A mixture of water and volcanic debris that moves rapidly downstream. Consistency can range from that of muddy dishwater to that of wet cement, depending on ratio of water to debris.

Superstition Mountains - Lahar Flows

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Supersition Mountains in Arizona were formed by intense volcanic activity including pyroclastic, magma and lahar flows.