Chapter 6 Volcano Vocabulary

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

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