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Earth Structure IS chapter 5.3 Spanish

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caldera
The large hole at the top of a volcano formed when the roof of a volcano's magmachamber collapses.
cinder cone
A steep, cone-shaped hill or small mountain made of volcanic ash, cinders, and bombs piled up around a volcano's opening.
composite volcano
A tall, cone-shaped mountain in which layers of lava alternate with layers of ash and other volcanic materials.
shield volcano
A wide, gentle sloping mountain made of layers of lava and formed by quiet eruptions.
volcanic neck
A deposit of hardened magma in a volcano's pipe.
dike
A slab of volcanic rock formed when magma forces itself across rock layers.
sill
A slab of volcanic rock formed when magma squeezes between layers of rock.
batholith
A mass of rock formed when a large body of magma cools inside the crust.