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

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