Chapter 6 Volcano Vocabulary

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

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