- meta- + volcanic (Wiktionary)
“The Kings Mountain ecoregion is a hilly, somewhat rugged area with some northeast - to southwest-trending ridges and distinctive metasedimentary and metavolcanic rocks.”
“Some areas near this boundary have metavolcanic and metasedimentary rocks similar to 45c.”
“The dissected mountains of the Melange ecoregion are mostly blanketed in Tertiary basalt but have a core of mixed metamorphic, metavolcanic, metasedimentary, and sedimentary rocks.”
“The mineral-rich metavolcanic and metasedimentary rocks with slatey cleavage are finer-grained and less metamorphosed than most Piedmont regions.”
“It is characteristically underlain by deeply weathered, fine-grained metavolcanic and metasedimentary rocks of the Carolina Slate Belt that have been intruded by igneous rock.”
“The boundary between Ecoregion 66b and the Northern Igneous Ridges (66a) is shown in Figure 1; it follows the contact between igneous-metavolcanic rocks and sedimentary-metasedimentary rocks.”
“Precambrian and Paleozoic metavolcanic and igneous rock underlie Ecoregion 66a.”
“The boundary between Ecoregion 66a and the Northern Sedimentary and Metasedimentary Ridges (66b) is shown in Figure 1; it follows the contact between igneous-metavolcanic rocks and sedimentary-metasedimentary rocks.”
“The Blue Ridge Mountains (66) are underlain by resistant and deformed metavolcanic, igneous, sedimentary, and metasedimentary rock.”
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