Chapter 6 Volcano Vocabulary

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

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