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

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