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15 terms
Volcanoes
volcano
dormant volcano
active volcano
vent
A vent in the surface of the Earth through which magma and as…
A volcano that has not erupted for a long time, but may erupt…
A volcano that is erupting or has shown signs that it may eru…
The opening through which molten rock and gas leave a volcano.
volcano
A vent in the surface of the Earth through which magma and as…
dormant volcano
A volcano that has not erupted for a long time, but may erupt…
Volcanoes
advancing
crust
eruption
crater
move forward, typically in a purposeful way
the hard outer layer of the earth
a volcano explosion or large flow of lava
a hollow bowl shaped area at the mouth of the volcano
advancing
move forward, typically in a purposeful way
crust
the hard outer layer of the earth
20 terms
Volcanoes!
volcano
dormant volcano
active volcano
vent
a fissure in the earth's crust (or in the surface of some oth…
A volcano that has not erupted for a long time, but may erupt…
a volcano that is erupting or has shown signs that it may eru…
The opening through which molten rock and gas leave a volcano
volcano
a fissure in the earth's crust (or in the surface of some oth…
dormant volcano
A volcano that has not erupted for a long time, but may erupt…
18 terms
Volcanoes
cinders
crater
crust
eruption
charred bits of rock; ashes
a bowl-shaped depression
the solid outer layer of earth
a volcanic explosion or large flow of lava
cinders
charred bits of rock; ashes
crater
a bowl-shaped depression
19 terms
Volcanoes
Volcano
Magma Chamber
Vents
Magma
A vent or fissure in the Earth's surface through which magma…
The body of molten rock that feeds a volcano., A location in…
An opening at the surface of the Earth through which volcanic…
molten rock beneath the earth's surface
Volcano
A vent or fissure in the Earth's surface through which magma…
Magma Chamber
The body of molten rock that feeds a volcano., A location in…
Volcanoes
exploded
local
Earth
properties
burst apart loudly and with a lot of force
nearby
the ground we walk on or the planet we live on
the ways something looks, feels or acts
exploded
burst apart loudly and with a lot of force
local
nearby
9 terms
Volcanoes
Viscosity
Low Viscosity
High Viscosity
Shield Volcano
The resistance of a liquid to flow.
Liquid flows very quickly
Liquid is very slow and sludgy.
Gently sloping with constant quiet eruptions, low viscosity l…
Viscosity
The resistance of a liquid to flow.
Low Viscosity
Liquid flows very quickly
26 terms
volcanoes
composite volcano
composite volcano
cinder cone volcano
cinder cone volcano
a tall, cone-shaped mountain in which layers of lava alternat…
A small, steeply sloped volcano that forms from moderately ex…
composite volcano
composite volcano
a tall, cone-shaped mountain in which layers of lava alternat…
Volcanoes!
volcano
dormant volcano
active volcano
vent
a fissure in the earth's crust (or in the surface of some oth…
A volcano that has not erupted for a long time, but may erupt…
a volcano that is erupting or has shown signs that it may eru…
The opening through which molten rock and gas leave a volcano
volcano
a fissure in the earth's crust (or in the surface of some oth…
dormant volcano
A volcano that has not erupted for a long time, but may erupt…
12 terms
Volcanoes
volcano
Ring of Fire
Hot Spot
quiet eruption
a weak spot in the Earth's crust where magma comes to the sur…
major volcanic belt formed by the many volcanoes thr rim the…
area where magma rises and melts through the crust, reaching…
magma oozes quietly from the vent of the volcano
volcano
a weak spot in the Earth's crust where magma comes to the sur…
Ring of Fire
major volcanic belt formed by the many volcanoes thr rim the…
13 terms
Volcanoes!
volcano
dormant volcano
active volcano
vent
molten lava and gases erupt through this
A volcano that has not erupted for a long time
a volcano that has shown signs that it may erupt
The opening through which molten rock and gas leave a volcano
volcano
molten lava and gases erupt through this
dormant volcano
A volcano that has not erupted for a long time
12 terms
Volcanoes
volcano
Ring of Fire
Hot Spot
quiet eruption
a weak spot in the Earth's crust where magma comes to the sur…
major volcanic belt formed by the many volcanoes thr rim the…
area where magma rises and melts through the crust, reaching…
magma oozes quietly from the vent of the volcano
volcano
a weak spot in the Earth's crust where magma comes to the sur…
Ring of Fire
major volcanic belt formed by the many volcanoes thr rim the…
11 terms
Volcanoes
cinders
crater
crust
eruption
charred bits of rock; ashes
a bowl-shaped depression
the solid outer layer of earth
a volcanic explosion or large flow of lava
cinders
charred bits of rock; ashes
crater
a bowl-shaped depression
Volcanoes
Hot spot
Hawaii
Volcano
Magma
unusually hot region of Earth's mantle where high-temperature…
Caused by a hot spot. Pacific plate moving northwest - Oldest…
An opening in the Earth's crust through which molten magma an…
Molten rock that is under Earth's crust.
Hot spot
unusually hot region of Earth's mantle where high-temperature…
Hawaii
Caused by a hot spot. Pacific plate moving northwest - Oldest…
18 terms
Volcanoes
Volcano
Ring of Fire
Magma
Lava
a mountain that forms when molten rock is forced to the Earth…
most volcanoes occur along plate boundaries, especially on th…
molten rock that forms deep inside the Earth
magma that flows onto the Earth's surface
Volcano
a mountain that forms when molten rock is forced to the Earth…
Ring of Fire
most volcanoes occur along plate boundaries, especially on th…
11 terms
Volcanoes
Lava
Magma
Shield Volcano
Cinder Cone volcano
Liquid magma that reaches the surface
Melted rock inside the Earth
Large, flattened volcanoes.
Steep sided volcanoes with circular basalt cinder cones. Thes…
Lava
Liquid magma that reaches the surface
Magma
Melted rock inside the Earth
20 terms
Volcanoes!
volcano
dormant volcano
active volcano
vent
a fissure in the earth's crust (or in the surface of some oth…
A volcano that has not erupted for a long time, but may erupt…
a volcano that is erupting or has shown signs that it may eru…
The opening through which molten rock and gas leave a volcano
volcano
a fissure in the earth's crust (or in the surface of some oth…
dormant volcano
A volcano that has not erupted for a long time, but may erupt…
10 terms
Volcanoes
Magma
Magma chamber
Lava
Pipe
The molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases, and wat…
The pocket beneath a volcano where magma collects.
Liquid magma that reaches the surface; also the rock formed w…
A long tube through which magma moves from the magma chamber…
Magma
The molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases, and wat…
Magma chamber
The pocket beneath a volcano where magma collects.
40 terms
Volcanoes
volcano
Ring of Fire
Hot Spot
quiet eruption
a weak spot in the Earth's crust where magma comes to the sur…
major volcanic belt formed by the many volcanoes in the rim t…
area where magma rises and melts through the crust, reaching…
magma oozes quietly from the vent of the volcano
volcano
a weak spot in the Earth's crust where magma comes to the sur…
Ring of Fire
major volcanic belt formed by the many volcanoes in the rim t…
13 terms
Volcanoes!
volcano
dormant volcano
active volcano
vent
molten lava and gases erupt through this
A volcano that has not erupted for a long time
a volcano that has shown signs that it may erupt
The opening through which molten rock and gas leave a volcano
volcano
molten lava and gases erupt through this
dormant volcano
A volcano that has not erupted for a long time
12 terms
Volcanoes
volcano
Ring of Fire
Hot Spot
quiet eruption
a weak spot in the Earth's crust where magma comes to the sur…
major volcanic belt formed by the many volcanoes thr rim the…
area where magma rises and melts through the crust, reaching…
magma oozes quietly from the vent of the volcano
volcano
a weak spot in the Earth's crust where magma comes to the sur…
Ring of Fire
major volcanic belt formed by the many volcanoes thr rim the…
46 terms
Volcanoes
volcano
magma
lava
ring of fire
A weak spot in the crust where magma has come to the surface
Molten rock beneath the earth's surface
WHAT MAGMA IS CALLED ONCE IT REACHES THE EARTH'S SURFACE.
A major belt of volcanoes that rims the Pacific Ocean.
volcano
A weak spot in the crust where magma has come to the surface
magma
Molten rock beneath the earth's surface
20 terms
Volcanoes!
volcano
dormant volcano
active volcano
vent
a fissure in the earth's crust (or in the surface of some oth…
A volcano that has not erupted for a long time, but may erupt…
a volcano that is erupting or has shown signs that it may eru…
The opening through which molten rock and gas leave a volcano
volcano
a fissure in the earth's crust (or in the surface of some oth…
dormant volcano
A volcano that has not erupted for a long time, but may erupt…
Volcanoes
ash
ash fall
batholith
breakdown
fragmented volcanic material with particles that measure less…
the ejection of volcanic materials into the atmosphere and th…
largest intrusive igneous rock body that forms when magma bei…
pieces of lava tube ceiling or wall that have broken off and…
ash
fragmented volcanic material with particles that measure less…
ash fall
the ejection of volcanic materials into the atmosphere and th…
Volcanoes
magma
extinct volcano
crater
shield volcano
melted minerals inside the volcano
will never erupt again
the hole on top of a volcano where lava comes out
low, wide volcano, made from quiet eruptions of lava
magma
melted minerals inside the volcano
extinct volcano
will never erupt again
13 terms
Volcanoes
Parts of a volcano
Conduit
Vent
Crater
Magma chamber; vent, conduit, caldera
TUBE-like structure through which lava reaches surface
Opening at the TOP of CONDUIT
BOWL-SHAPED depression around the VENT
Parts of a volcano
Magma chamber; vent, conduit, caldera
Conduit
TUBE-like structure through which lava reaches surface
10 terms
Volcanoes
volcano
dormant volcano
active volcano
vent
molten lava and gases erupt through this
A volcano that has not erupted for a long time
a volcano that has shown signs that it may erupt
The opening through which molten rock and gas leave a volcano
volcano
molten lava and gases erupt through this
dormant volcano
A volcano that has not erupted for a long time
30 terms
Volcanoes!
basaltic magma
andesitic magma
rhyolitic magma
cinder cone volcano
least silica content, least gas content, least viscous, rarel…
intermediate silica content (60%), intermediate gas content,…
magma that has a high viscosity and high silica and gas conte…
A steep, cone-shaped hill or small mountain made of volcanic…
basaltic magma
least silica content, least gas content, least viscous, rarel…
andesitic magma
intermediate silica content (60%), intermediate gas content,…
Volcanoes
viscosity
pyroclastic
crater
shield volcano
A measure of a fluid's thickness or resistance to flow.
The expulsion of ash, cinders, bombs, and gases during an exp…
A bowl-shaped area that forms around a volcano's central open…
A low, flat, gently sloping volcano built from many flows of…
viscosity
A measure of a fluid's thickness or resistance to flow.
pyroclastic
The expulsion of ash, cinders, bombs, and gases during an exp…
19 terms
Volcanoes!
volcano
dormant volcano
vent
crater
a fissure in the earth's crust (or in the surface of some oth…
A volcano that has not erupted for a long time, but may erupt…
The opening through which molten rock and gas leave a volcano
a bowl-shaped opening at the top of a volcano
volcano
a fissure in the earth's crust (or in the surface of some oth…
dormant volcano
A volcano that has not erupted for a long time, but may erupt…
24 terms
Volcanoes
volcanoes
vents
volcanism
viscosity
an opening in Earth that erupts gases, ash, & lava; caused by…
openings through which magma flows onto surface
any activity that includes movement of magma toward or onto t…
a substance's resistance to flow
volcanoes
an opening in Earth that erupts gases, ash, & lava; caused by…
vents
openings through which magma flows onto surface
8 terms
Volcanoes
Volcano
Magma
Igneous Rock
Ash Cloud
A vent or fissure in the Earth's surface through which magma…
Molten rock beneath the earth's surface
a type of rock that forms from the cooling of molten rock at…
This is a type of cloud that forms in the ari after a volcani…
Volcano
A vent or fissure in the Earth's surface through which magma…
Magma
Molten rock beneath the earth's surface
10 terms
VOLCANOES
CINDER CONE
SHIELD VOLCANO
COMPOSITE
SHIELD VOLCANO
the most explosive volcano
gentle sloping slides
built up by layers of pyroclasts and lava
effusive eruptions
CINDER CONE
the most explosive volcano
SHIELD VOLCANO
gentle sloping slides
12 terms
Volcanoes
crater
Hot Spot
Island arc
Lava
A bowl-shaped area that forms around a volcano's central open…
An area where magma from deep within the mantle melts through…
A string of islands formed by the volcanoes along a deep-ocea…
Liquid magma that reaches the surface; also the rock formed w…
crater
A bowl-shaped area that forms around a volcano's central open…
Hot Spot
An area where magma from deep within the mantle melts through…
Volcanoes
volcano
dormant volcano
active volcano
vent
A vent in the surface of the Earth through which magma and as…
A volcano that has not erupted for a long time, but may erupt…
A volcano that is erupting or has shown signs that it may eru…
The opening through which molten rock and gas leave a volcano.
volcano
A vent in the surface of the Earth through which magma and as…
dormant volcano
A volcano that has not erupted for a long time, but may erupt…
39 terms
Volcanoes
Volcano
Magma
Lava
Ring of fire
Is a weak spot in the crust where molten material or magma co…
is a molten mixture of rock forming substances,gases and wate…
This is when magma reaches the surface of a volcano
A volcanic belt formed by the many volcanoes that rim the Pac…
Volcano
Is a weak spot in the crust where molten material or magma co…
Magma
is a molten mixture of rock forming substances,gases and wate…
Volcanoes
Volcano
Magma
Lava
Ring of Fire
A weak spot in the crust where molten material, or magma, com…
A molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases, and water…
When magma reaches the surface.
Major volcanic belt around the Pacific Ocean.
Volcano
A weak spot in the crust where molten material, or magma, com…
Magma
A molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases, and water…
Volcanoes
Eyjafjallajokull
Volcano
Vulcano Island
Igneous
Iceland volcano that erupted in 2010. It delayed and disrupte…
A depositional mountain landform built from solidified magma…
A now-dormant volcano in the Mediterranean Sea. We get our En…
In geology, this word refers to anything having to do with mo…
Eyjafjallajokull
Iceland volcano that erupted in 2010. It delayed and disrupte…
Volcano
A depositional mountain landform built from solidified magma…
Volcanoes
What is Magma?
What is Lava?
What is a Volcano?
What comes out of Volcanoes?
Hot liquid rocks UNDER earth
Hot liquid rocks ON SURFACE OF earth ... *Typically, if you can…
Hill or mountain over a vent (hole/hot spot) in earth's crust…
Ash ... Steam ... Gas ... (solid, liquid, & gas) ... Volcanoes are vents…
What is Magma?
Hot liquid rocks UNDER earth
What is Lava?
Hot liquid rocks ON SURFACE OF earth ... *Typically, if you can…
12 terms
Volcanoes!
volcano
active volcano
vent
hot spots
a fissure in the earth's crust (or in the surface of some oth…
a volcano that is erupting or has shown signs that it may eru…
The opening through which molten rock and gas leave a volcano
areas of volcanic activities that result from plumes of hot s…
volcano
a fissure in the earth's crust (or in the surface of some oth…
active volcano
a volcano that is erupting or has shown signs that it may eru…
9 terms
Volcanoes
volcano
magma
lava
Ring of Fire
A weak spot in the crust where melted material comes to the s…
A molten mixture of rock-forming substance, gases, and water…
what magma is called once it reaches the surface
A major volcanic belt formed by the many volcanoes that rim t…
volcano
A weak spot in the crust where melted material comes to the s…
magma
A molten mixture of rock-forming substance, gases, and water…
23 terms
Volcanoes
volcano
lava
pipe
vent
a weak spot in Earth's crust where magma comes to the surface
magma that reaches the surface
a long tube in the volcano that connects the magma chamber to…
opening in the volcano where magma leaves
volcano
a weak spot in Earth's crust where magma comes to the surface
lava
magma that reaches the surface
Volcanoes
volcano
Ring of Fire
Hot Spot
explosive eruption
a weak spot in the Earth's crust where magma comes to the sur…
major volcanic belt formed by the many volcanoes thr rim the…
area where magma rises and melts through the crust, reaching…
dissolved gases in magma builds up until it explodes, eruptin…
volcano
a weak spot in the Earth's crust where magma comes to the sur…
Ring of Fire
major volcanic belt formed by the many volcanoes thr rim the…
44 terms
Volcanoes
The largest volcano in the solar syste…
Most volcanoes occur at_______.
Volcanoes that do not occur at boundar…
A person who studies volcanoes is call…
Mars-Olympus Mons
boundaries
hot spots
volcanologist
The largest volcano in the solar syste…
Mars-Olympus Mons
Most volcanoes occur at_______.
boundaries
25 terms
Volcanoes
Volcano
vent
Crater
Lava
mountain/hill where magma rises to surface/erupts out of vent
pipe where lava, dust, rock + ash come out of the volcano
top of the volcano where lava, dust, rock, rock + ash pile up…
molten rock above surface of the Earth
Volcano
mountain/hill where magma rises to surface/erupts out of vent
vent
pipe where lava, dust, rock + ash come out of the volcano
22 terms
Volcanoes
Composite Volcanoes/ strato
Destructive margins
Secondary Cone / Lava Dome
Constructive margins
Created from thick magma and ash, they have narrow bases, ste…
When two tectonic plates are moving towards each other. Ocean…
Irregular mounds of magma on the side of the volcano. Caused…
When two tectonic plates are moving away from each other. Mol…
Composite Volcanoes/ strato
Created from thick magma and ash, they have narrow bases, ste…
Destructive margins
When two tectonic plates are moving towards each other. Ocean…
20 terms
Volcanoes
Cinder Cone
Composite
Shield
Dike
Cinder Cone
Composite
Volcanoes!
volcano
dormant volcano
active volcano
vent
a fissure in the earth's crust (or in the surface of some oth…
A volcano that has not erupted for a long time, but may erupt…
a volcano that is erupting or has shown signs that it may eru…
The opening through which molten rock and gas leave a volcano
volcano
a fissure in the earth's crust (or in the surface of some oth…
dormant volcano
A volcano that has not erupted for a long time, but may erupt…
10 terms
Volcanoes
magma chamber
main vent
secondary cones
crater
Where molten rock is found deep below the earth's surface.
When a volcano erupts, the magma from below the earth's surfa…
They form if the main vent is blocked and the magma is forced…
A funnel shaped hollow at the top of a volcanic cone.
magma chamber
Where molten rock is found deep below the earth's surface.
main vent
When a volcano erupts, the magma from below the earth's surfa…
Volcanoes
vent ... pipe... crater
Calderas
Lava dome
Fissure eruptions and lava plateaus... o…
(surface opening)-top... (conduit)- bottom ... (bowl-shaped depress…
depression created by collapse of magma chamber roof followin…
eruption of highly viscous lava, lava piles around vent inste…
cracks in the earth... erupted from fissures; cover large areas
vent ... pipe... crater
(surface opening)-top... (conduit)- bottom ... (bowl-shaped depress…
Calderas
depression created by collapse of magma chamber roof followin…
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