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Volcano Vocabulary

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A type of volcano with broad, gentle slopes and built by the eruption of fluid basalt lava. Molten rock that erupts from volcanoes. A volcano that will not erupt again. A volcano that is erupting or has erupted recently A vent at the earth's surface through which magma and gases erupt. In 1980, this Washington State mountain gave North America its largest volcanic eruption. The zone of earthquakes and volcanoes surrounding the Pacific Ocean. Mountains formed from the build-up of volcanic lava often take this shape. An opening or crack in the earth's surface through which lava flows. 1883 volcanic eruption in southeast Asia that killed 36,000 people. Large ocean wave created by undersea earthquakes or volcanic eruptions. A volcano that has not erupted recently, but may do so in the future. The eruption of Nevado del Ruiz with its devastating mud slides occurred in this South American nation in 1985. Molten rock that is found beneath the earth's surface.

active tsunami lava

Krakatoa fissure dormant

extinct St. Helens magma

cone ring of fire shield

volcano Colombia

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