Chapter 6 Volcano Vocabulary

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

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