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

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