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type of volcanic eruption that produces a large amount of fluid lava that surges from the volcan's vent
Hawaiian eruption
large depression at top of a shield volcano
crater
kind of volcano formed by alternating layers of fluid lava and tephra
composite volcano
volcanoes that have not erupted in recorded history and which are unlikely to ever erupt
extinct
kind of volcano formed by eruptions composed mostly of tephra or small fragments of solidified lava
cinder cone volcano
large bowl shaped depression formed when an underground magma chamber caves in
calderas
melted rock
magma
molten rock that has reached the earth's surface
lava
volcano which has erupted many years ago but is still thought capable of erupting
dormant
holes or cracks serving as escape vents for underground gases
fumaroles