Chapter 6 Volcano Vocabulary

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

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