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volcanoes

TermDefinition
volcano is a mountain or hill and inside of it has lava that will soon come out of the mountain or hill
lava hot molten rock thats in a volcano
magma is a hot fluid below the mantels crust
volcanic ash is very small solid particles that eject from a volcano
magma chamber is a large underground pool of liquid rock
crater large big bowl shape on the ground or on the surface of the planet
vent an opening that allows gas,air,or liquid to come through
pipe is a "pipe" that lets lava through to get out of the volcano
lava flow when lava comes of the volcano it makes a lava flow
element a substance that cannot be broken down into other subtances
viscosity is the resistance of a liquid to flowing
silica is a compound made up of particles of the elements oxygen and silicon
pohoehoe is fast moving hot lava that has low viscosity
aa is lava that is cooler and slower moving
compound is a substance made of two or more elements that have been chemically combined
subduction elements put together to make a compound
extinct when a volcano may never explode agian
dormant a sleeping volcano
active a volcano that is soon to explode again
cinder cone volcano a volcano shaped like a cone
shield volcano is a volcano that is made up of layers of layers of fluid lava
composite volcano is a volcano that is made up of layers of solid lava flow mixed with other rock
caldera when a volcano collapse and makes a calder
batholith a large body of rock witch is believed to crystalize
lava plateau is formed by highly fluid lava built up in layers
sill a mount or mountain witch is created with rock and other layers
dike a mass of rock similar to sandstone
hotspring is a pool under ground with hot water that will eventually come out or explode
geyser a hotspring that explodes is called a geyser
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