Chapter 6 Volcano Vocabulary

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

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