Chapter 6 Volcano Vocabulary

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

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