Definitions for "Fissure Eruption"
Keywords:  eruption, basalts, lava, vent, volcanic
A volcanic eruption emanating from an elongate fissure rather than a central vent.
An eruption in which lava or pyroclastic material is emitted from a long, narrow fissure or group of fissures.
An eruption that takes place along a fissure instead of a central vent, (such as a volcano).