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A major volcanic belt formed b y the many volcanoes that rim the Pacific Ocean
Large pieces that come out of a volcano
Pebble-sized particles that come out of a volcano
A substance made of two or more elements that have been chemically combined
U.S. state that formed over millions of years as the Pacific plate drifted over a hot spot
The less silica magma contains, the _____ its viscosity.
Fast-moving, hot loava that has low viscosity
The resistance of a liquid to flowing
Boundary where two plates move apart
As the temperature of magma increases, its viscosity _____.
A mass of rock formed when a large body of magma cools inside the crust
Where volcanic belts form
Boundary where two plates move together
Opening in a volcano where molten rock and gas leave
A wide, gently sloping mountain made of layers of lava and formed by quiet eruptions.
Type of volcano that is erupting or has shown signs that it may erupt in the near future
Density, harndess, melting point, boiling point, and magnetism are all this type of property
________ among a liquid's particles causes liquids to have different viscosities.
When magma squeezes between horizontal layers of rock, it forms this
The huge hole left by the collapse of a volcanic mountain
A long tube in the ground that connects the magma chamber to Earth's surface
The factor that the viscosity of magma depends on
Magma that is high in silica produces this type of eruption
Pocket beneath a volcano where magma collects
A steep, cone-shaped hill or small mountain made of volcanic ash, cinders, and bombs piled up around a volcano's opening
The greater the viscosity of a liquid, the ____ it flows.
Lava that is cool and slow moving
A substance that cannot be broken down into other substances
A volcano that may awaken in the future and become active
Magma beneath Earth's surface heats underground water
Any characteristic of a substance that can be observed or measured withough changing the composition of the substance
A natural pool of water that is heated by geothermal activity
A weak spot in the crust where molten material, or magma, comes to the surface
The lower the viscosity of a liquid, the ______ it flows.
Forms when magam hardens in a volcano' pipe
Fine, rocky particles as small as a speck of dust that come out of a volcano
Any property that produces a change in the composition of matter
A fountain of water and steam that erupts from the ground
When magma reaches the surface, this is what it's called
A tall, cone-shaped mountain in which layers of lava alternate with layers of ash and other volcanic materials
A bowl-shaped area that may form at the top of a volcano around the central vent
An area where material from deep within the mantle rises and then melts, forming magma
Magma that forces itself across rock layers and then hardens
This occurs when an explosive eruption hurls out a mixture of hot gases, ash, cinders, and bombs
A dead volcano that is unlikely to erupt again
As the amount of silica in magma increases, the viscosity of the magma _____.
The area covered by lava as it pours out of a vent
Magma that is low in silica produces this type of eruption
As the temperature of magma decreases, its viscosity _____.
Ability to burn and ability to reach are this type of property

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