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

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