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Volcanoes

Volcano Study Guide

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The igneous activity at Yellowstone National Park and the Hawaiian Islands are both associated with what type of volcanism? Intraplate setting/hot spots
Which kind of igneous rocks are usually light in color? Felsic
Which kind of igneous rocks have large grains? Intrusive
Which well known volcano is located in Japan? Mt. Fuji
Small volcanoes on the seafloor are sometimes called _______? black smokers
Which of the following volcanoes is not composite? Vesuvius, St. Helens, Mt. Fuji, or Mauna Loa? Mauna Loa
Is a change in the wind pattern a sign of an impending volcanic eruption? No
Out of the planets named, which does not have any volcanic activity? Venus, Mars, Jupiter, or Mercury Jupiter
What do tilt meters measure? Ground deformation
What is a large outpouring of lava from long narrow openings in the crust which builds layers of lava? Lava Plateau
What is the largest volcano on Earth? Mauna Loa
Lava erupts through the opening in Earth's crust called a _____? vent
Created by: tschuck