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

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