Chapter 6 Volcano Vocabulary

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

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