More Pillow Basalt Lovin’

Here’s another YouTube video that explains the origins of pillow basalts. What’s really interesting, and something I hadn’t even considered, is that columnar basalt does form on the ocean floor as well. I’m consistently impressed with these deep sea images because they beautifully illustrate the formation of the top layers of the ocean crust.

Click here to see an earlier post with a video showing the actual formation of pillow basalts.

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