kipuka

noun
ki·​pu·​ka | \kēˈpükə\
plural -s

Definition of kipuka 

: an area of older land ranging in size from a few square feet to several square miles surrounded by later lava flows kipukas result from either topographic irregularities or the viscosity of the lava— H. T. Stearns & G. A. Macdonald

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