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

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