Chapter 6 Volcano Vocabulary

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

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