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Lava drip (stalagtite) on the interior surface of a lobate lava crust collected at the Galapagos Spreading Center. Drips can be delicate, bulbous, or flange-like and reflect the presence of a seawater-derived vapor layer that has collected beneath the quenched crust of a lava flow. (Adam Soule)


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