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

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