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

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