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Volcano Study Questions

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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
volcano
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
constructive
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
asthenosphere
most magma forms in the ____.