Chapter 6 Volcano Vocabulary

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

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