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Subject: Do underwater volcanoes produce obsidian?

Date: Tue Mar 9 18:01:16 2004
Posted by John Routh
Grade level: undergrad School: Guelph University
City: Toronto State/Province: Ont Country: Canada
Area of science: Earth Sciences
ID: 1078876876.Es

I know that obsidian can be produced by lava flowing into a lake or ocean, but
can it be produced underwater as it flows directly out of an underwater volcano. 

Re: Do underwater volcanoes produce obsidian?

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