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

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