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

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