Chapter 6 Volcano Vocabulary

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

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