Chapter 6 Volcano Vocabulary

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

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