Chapter 6 Volcano Vocabulary

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Locations far away from plate boundaries where volcanoes are created.
Volcano made of pyroclastic material from moderately explosive eruptions.
Large volcano made by both explosive and nonexplosive eruptions.
Most common pyroclastic material.
Mass of magma that cooled in the air (shaped like a grenade).
A fissure in the Earth's surface where magma and gases escape.
Slow flowing lava, like dripping wax.
Volcano made by repeated low-silica lava flows.
Mt. Fuji is a perfect example of this type of large volcano.
Largest volcano on Earth (also the largest mountain on Earth).
Magma that has been exposed to oxygen.
Volcano that is currently erupting or may erupt soon.
Depression around the main vent of a volcano.
Volcano that may erupt in the distant future.
Magma, hardened in the air after an eruption.
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Lava the forms underwater.
Solid rock erupted from a volcano.
Column of rising magma.
Volcanically active rim of the Pacific Plate.
Depression caused by the ceiling of the magma chamber collapsing.
Body of molten rock that feeds the volcano.
Fast flowing lava with a jagged crust.
Volcano that will never erupt again.
An example of a Cinder Cone volcano in Mexico.
Oozes from a volcano and forms piles of sharp-edged chunks.
Crack in the Earth's Crust
Italian word meaning 'little stones'.
Enormous amount of hot ash, dust, and gases ejected from a volcano.
Large area of land made by repeated lava flows.
a set of deep cracks in the Earth's Crust that form around a Divergent Plate Boundary.

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