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Plate tectonics and associated hazards- Vulcanicity

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What type of rock does acid lava create?
Hot springs: What is there an absence of that means that there is no violent steam explosion?
What type of eruption is considered the most violent?
Geysers: What reaches the surface through an underground reservoir?
Boling mud: What bubbles through accumulated rainwater hollows?
Boiling mud: Gases cool and react with O2 to form acidiic steam which then condenses to form what?
What type of plate boundary experiences the most frequent eruptions?
What type of crust consists fo basic lava?
Is basic lava runny or sticky?
Batholiths: Large masses of what cools and solidifies?
'Dome-shaped and exposed by later erosion' is a definition of what form of intrusive volanic activity?
What type of volcano has steeper slopes, layers of ash and lava, and is produces andesitic lava?
'Mudflows of volanic material mixing with water' is describing what secondary volcanic hazard?
Geysers: Whatr does a partially sealed fracture prevent?
What type of volcano forms after a build up of gas destroys the magma chamber leaving a very large crater?
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'Vertical intrusions with horizontal cooling cracks' is a definition of what intrusive volcanic activity?
Batholiths are unaffected by what?
What type of flow is a primary volcanic hazard?
Dykes cut across what?
Geysers: What causes the violent steam explosion after the upper chamber has been emptied?
Is acidic lava high or low in viscosity?
What name is given to any ash fall that is larger than 2mm in diameter?
What type of water is boling mud associated with?
What type of rock does basic lava create?
What often forms around a batholith due to heat and pressure of intrusion?
'Horizontal intrusions along lines of bedding planes' is a defintion of what intrusive volcanic activity?
'Alkali rich hot water that emerges to the Earth's Surface from underground' is a defintion of what form of extrusive activity?
What type of volcano has gentle slopes and covers a large area?
What are dykes commonly made up of?
'Hot springs that erupt fountains of scolding water and steam' is a defintion of what form of extrusive activity?

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