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crater within a crater
moves as a slow, pasty mass
erupted in 1991
very thin on top of a volcano
'stony rough lava'
intermediate size and slope but most violent eruptive style
gas from a volcano
it uses a laser beam to measure horizontal distances, which also change as a volcano inflates
finest particles,
a hill, mountain or plateau formed by extrusion of lava or ejection of rock fragments from a vent
continuous ground motion indicative of moving magma
type of volcano with fluid lava, quiescent eruptions, vapor
volcano came from the Roman God, ____
volcano monitoring using a laser
ropy or billowy surface
range from 2-64mm
lava pours from a vent on the side of a volcano
harder rock in the vent
basin-like depression over a vent at the summit
landform created by volcanism
largest but gentlest slope; type of volcano
smallest but steepest slope; type of volcano
a small, steep-sided cone built from lava sputtering out of (~1m high)
solidifies with a spiny, rubbly surface, angular
large pyroclasts, >64mm
violent phase with continuous or periodic eruption
for a long period after it has ceased to erupt, a volcano continues to emit acid gases and vapor
used to detect changes in the slopes of a volcano as it inflates when magma rises beneath it
the ground still contains latent heat, which can heat ground water to form hot springs
boundaries of plates
a 'smooth, unbroken lava'
volcano monitoring using ground movements - seismic waves
Nuee ardentes
collective term for all pyroclastic materials ejected by a volcano
geologically active country situated along the fault
the last traces of volcanic heat disapper and the volcano gradually reduces through erosion
fast moving gaseous hot ashes
type of volcano from ejected lava fragments
formed from viscious lava that solidifies in or immediately above a volcanic vent
a volcanic landform formed by the violent eruption causing cone
volcano monitoring using tilt
opening through which an eruption takes place
type of volcano with nearly symmetrical structure of a cone

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