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Pahoehoe The term 'Pahoehoe' as it applies to the area of volcanos can be defined as ' Pahoehoe (pronounced 'pah-hoy-hoy' - a Hawaiian term), is lava that in solidified form is characterized by a smooth, billowy, or ropy surface. Pahoehoe is a Hawaiian term for basaltic lava that has a smooth, hummocky, or ropy surface. A pahoehoe flow typically advances as a series of small lobes and toes that continually break out from a cooled crust. The surface texture of pahoehoe flows varies widely, displaying all kinds of bizarre shapes often referred to as lava sculpture'.
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