Chapter 6 Volcano Vocabulary

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

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