Chapter 6 Volcano Vocabulary

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

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