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Their flow mechanism is similar to that of their subaerial counterparts, except that they incorporate steam and not air. Near the source area, their deposits are non-sorted and resemble subaerial flow deposits. In some cases evidence of high temperature is recognized. Within a short distance (less than a few km) they are sorted and five subdivisions can be determined. In upward succession these are: (i) massive graded pumice tuff; (ii) parallel-laminated pumice tuff; (iii) parallel-laminated sandy tuff; (iv) parallel-laminated fine tuff; and (v) massive very fine tuff.
Marginal basin geology: volcanic and associated sedimentary and tectonic processes in modern and ancient marginal basins by B. Peter Kokelaar