Chapter 6 Volcano Vocabulary

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

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