Chapter 6 Volcano Vocabulary

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

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