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dormant volcano

a volcano that is not currently active, but could erupt or become active

extinct volcano

a volcano that is considered unlikely to erupt again

composite volcano

a tall cone-shaped mountain in which layers of lava alternate with layers of ash and other volcanic materials

cinder-cone volcano

a steep, con-shaped hill or mountain made of volcanic ash, cinders, and bombs piled up around a volcanoes opening


an opening in the earth's surface through which molten rock flows and the material that builds up around the opening form a _______.

plate boundaries

most volcanos will occur around


a volcano is considered a _____ force

shield volcano

the broad volcanic feature formed by quiet eruptions on thin lava flow

divergent and convergent boundaries

a volcano can occur at both ____ and ___ ____

hot spots

the Hawaiian Islands are formed from ___ ___

Roman God of Fire

the word "volcano" comes from

convergent boundary

an island arc, like Japan, forms from a


most magma forms in the ____.

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