Chapter 6 Volcano Vocabulary

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

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