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

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