Chapter 6 Volcano Vocabulary

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

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