Chapter 6 Volcano Vocabulary

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

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