Lava stringer

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Lava Stringers on Catlow Rim in Oregon

A lava stringer is an elongated concentration of mostly talus-like basalt rock found along a hillside or the base of a cliff. Many stringers occur without cliffs. A stringer is identified by its lack of vegetative cover. [1]



  1. ^ Maser, Chris; Geist, J. Michael; Concannon, Diane M.; Anderson, Ralph; Lovell, Burrell (1979). Wildlife Habitats in Managed Rangelands-- The Great Basin of Southeastern Oregon: Geomorphic and Edaphic Habitats. U.S. Department of Agriculture. pp. 11–12. Retrieved 2016-12-01.

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