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types of volcanoes and eruptions
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activity that releases or expresses creative energy or emotion
A depression in a volcano that is holding the vent.
the large hole at the top of a volcano formed when the roof of a volcano's magma chamber collapses
The pocket beneath a volcano where magma collects.
a bulbous mass associated with an old-age volcano produced when thick lava is slowly squeezed from the vent, lava domes may act as plugs to deflect subsequent gaseous eruptions
a long tunnel formed by pahoehoe lava as it cools along the surface
solid igneous core of a volcano left behind after the softer cone has been eroded, exposing the magma core that has hardened inside the vent.
large mass of intrusive igneous rock believed to have solidified deep within the earth.
a slab of volcanic rock formed when magma forces itself across rock layers
a slab of volcanic rock formed when magma squeezes between layers of rock
Linear group of volcanoes that form due to subduction of an oceanic plate under another oceanic plate
A string of islands formed by the volcanoes along a deep ocean trench when two oceanic plates collide and converge.
Sand-sized particles of igneous rock that form when a spray of liquid magma is blown from a volcanic vent by escaping gas.
bits of rock or solidified lava dropped from the air during an explosive volcanic eruption; ranges in size from volcanic ash to volcanic bombs and blocks
silent but deadly, humans have no way of knowing gasses are contaminating in the air around them.
Remote sensing devices
scientists use satellites, equipped with sophisticated cameras to scan and collect data on the earth's surface
precipitaton that contyrians acids from air pollution. this includes carbon dioxide, sulfur dioxide, and other poisonous gasses.
The expulsion of ash, cinders, bombs, and gases during an explosive volcanic eruption
s, A mudflow composed of water and volcanic ash. Lahars can be triggered by the flash melting of the snow cap of a volcanic mountain or from heavy rain. Lahars are very dangerous because they can occur suddenly and travel at great speeds.
the area covered by lava as it pours out of a volcano's vent
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