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Earth Science Chapter 13
Earth Science Chapter 13 Study Guide/Definitions Sources: Holt Earth Science textbook
Terms in this set (19)
Liquid rock that forms under Earth's surface.
Any activity that includes the movement of magma onto Earth's surface.
Magma after it has erupted onto Earth's surface,
A vent or fissure in Earth's surface through which magma and gases are expelled.
Cracks through which lava flows to Earth's surface,
Areas of volcanism within the interiors of lithospheric plates.
Solid, hot material that flows from deep within Earth's mantle.
To come into contact with.
Rock that forms when magma cools.
Large formations of igneous rock.
Large plutons that cover an area of at least 100km(squared).
Describes magma or igneous rock that is rich in magnesium and iron and that is generally dark in color.
Describes magma or igneous rock that is rich in feldspar and silica and that is generally light in color.
Resistance to flow.
Rope-like dry magma that forms after mafic lava has cooled rapidly.
A material that consists of fragments of rock that form during a volcanic eruption.
A funnel-shaped pit at the top of a volcanic vent.
A basin-shaped depression that forms when the magma chamber below a volcano partially empties and causes the ground above to sink.
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