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

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