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volcanoes Word Search

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VOLCANOES Word Search

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fissure
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Volcano Vocabulary Review Crossword

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A large pool of liquid rock found beneath the surface of the Earth. MagmaChamber
A sleeping volcano Dormant
Pressure builds up and gases/rock/lava shoot up through the vent Erupt
Molten rock found deep inside the Earth Magma
A volcano that has had at least one eruption in the past 10,000 years active
Molten rock after magma erupts from a volcano Lava
The area around the opening of a volcano that is shaped like a bowl crater
The opening at the top of a volcano vent
A mountain having a crater or vent through which lava, rocks, ash, and gas can be erupted from volcano
Earth's outer layer is made up of moving pieces, made out of solid rock tectonic plates
Wide volcano with gentle slopes Shield
Most common volcano that is formed by layers of ash and lave Composite
Smallest volcano that is circular or oval cones made up of small fragments of lava Cinder

Volcano Crossword Puzzle

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A mixture of molten or semi-molten rock Magma
hot molten or semifluid rock erupted from a volcano or fissure, or solid rock resulting from cooling of this Lava
steep conical hill of loose pyroclastic fragments cinder cone
conical volcano built up by many layers (strata) of hardened lava, tephra, pumice, and volcanic ash composite
a type of volcano usually built almost entirely of fluid magma flows shield
roughly circular mound-shaped protrusion resulting from the slow extrusion of viscous lava from a volcano lava dome
side vent conduit
a bowl-shaped geological formation at the top of a volcano crater
a mountain that produces magma, lava, and ash and is formed by cracks in the Earth's surface volcano
a giant, fast moving wave that is caused by an earthquake or volcano tsunami

Volcanoes Crossword Puzzle

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largest intrusive igneous rock body that forms when magma being forced upward toward Earth’s crust cools slowly and solidifies underground Batholith
large, circular-shaped opening formed when the top of a volcano collapses Caldera
steep-sided, loosely packed volcano formed when tephra falls to the ground Cinder Cone Volcano
volcano built by alternating explosive and quiet eruptions that produce layers of tephra and lava; found mostly where Earth’s plates come together and one plate sinks below the other Composite volcano
steep-walled depression around a volcano’s vent Crater
igneous rock feature formed when magma is squeezed into a vertical crack that cuts across rock layers and hardens underground Dike
the result of an unusually hot area at the boundary between Earth’s mantle and core that forms volcanoes when melted rock is forced upward and breaks through the crust Hot spot
broad, gently sloping volcano formed by quiet eruptions of basaltic lava Shield Volcano
igneous rock feature formed when magma is squeezed into a horizontal crack between layers of rock and hardens underground Sill
bits of rock or solidified lava dropped from the air during an explosive volcanic eruption; ranges in size from volcanic ash to volcanic bombs and blocks Tephra
Opening where magma is forced up and flows out onto Earth’s surface as lava, forming a volcano Vent
solid igneous core of a volcano left behind after the softer cone has been eroded Volcanic neck
opening in Earth’s surface that erupts sulfurous gases, ash, and lava; can form at Earth’s plate boundaries, where plates move apart or together, and at hot spots Volcano

Earthquakes and Volcanoes Crossword

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What is the point of Earth's surface directely above an earthquake's focus ? epicenter
device used by seimologists to record primary, secondary, suface waves from earthquakes seismograph
vibrations caused by breaking rocks along faults earthquake
Opening in Earth's surface that often forms a mountain when layers of lava and volcanic ash erupt and build up volcano
An opening on Earth's surface where magma is forced up and flows out as lava Vent
a broad volcano with gently sloping sides Shield volcano
A volcano formed by alternating layers of tephra and lava and that is found mostly where Earth's plates come together Composite volcano
steep-sided volcano made of loosely packed tephra Cinder cone volcano
scientist who studiesearthquakes and seismic waves Seismologist
large opening formed when the top of a volcano collapes Caldera
Measure of the energy released by an earthquake Magnitude
A mixture of molten or semi-molten rock, volatiles and solids that is found beneath the surface of the Earth Magma
a very large igneous intrusion extending deep in the earth's crust. batholith
a column of solidified lava or igneous rock formed in a volcanic vent, especially when exposed by erosion. volcanic necks
are imaginable as the veins of a volcano, the pathways of rising magma. Volcanic dikes

Earthquakes and Volcanoes Word Search

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Boundary
Collision
Conservative
Constructive
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Earthquake
Etna
Lava
Magma
Plates
Pressure
Richter scale
Seismograph
Seismometer
Tectonic
Tsunami
Vesuvius
Volcano

S1 Earth Forces Word Search

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sea
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core
land
magma
scale
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solid
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outer
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planet
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Plate Tectonics, Earthquakes, and Volcanoes Crossword

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Type of volcano that is almost entirely made of magma and lava Shield
Small volcanoes made from ash and rocks. Cinder Cone
Explosive eruptions followed by outpourings of lava.(the big ones) Composite
A mountain that forms when magma is forced to the Earth's surface. Volcano
technical name for crust and upper mantle Lithosphere
part of the Earth's Composition that is made of iron and nickel core
the part of the Earth that contains most of Earth's mass Mantle
the two sub-layers of the earth's crust that float causing continental drift, earthquakes, volcanoes, mountains, and oceanic trenches. Tectonic Plates
hot fluid that is under the Earth's surface Magma
hot molten rock above the Earth's surface lava
the composition of the magma determines its what of the volcano? Explosiveness
a sudden and violent shaking of the Earth as a result of movements within the earth's crust Earthquake
fast flowing clouds of hot ash and volcanic glass rolling down the mountainside Pyroclastic Flows
Volcanic gases can block out the sunlight causing what? Climate Changes
when two oceanic plates pull apart, magma rises and new crust is formed sea floor spreading
earths crust located under the ocean Oceanic
earths crust made of land Continental

Volcanoes Crossword

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weak spot in Earth's crust where magma comes to the surface volcano
mixture of molten rock-forming substances, gases, and water magma
magam when it reaches Earth's surface lava
major belt of volcanoes that rim the Pacific Ocean Ring Of Fire
string of volvanoes that form as a result of one oceanic plate going on top of another island arc
area where material from Earth's mantle risesz to the crust and melts to form magma Hot Spot
pocket beneath a volcano where magma collects magma chamber
long tube in a volcano that magma moves through pipe
area where molten rock and gas leave the volcano vent
spread of lava as it pours out of a vent lava flow
bowl-shaped area that can form at the top of a volcano around it's main vent crater
material found in magma that forms from oxygen and silicon silica
micture of hot gases, ash, cinders, and bombs that flow out of a volcano when it erupts explosively pyroclastic flow
volcano that scientists expect to awaken in the future and become active dormant
volcano that is unlikely to erupt ever again extinct
hole at the top of a volcano formed when its magma chamber collapses caldera
small hill or mountain made of ash, cinders, and bombs piled up around a volcanoes opening cinder cone volcano
tall, cone-shaped mountain where layers of lava alternate with ash layers composite volcano
gently sloping mountain formed by quiet eruptions shield volcano
deposit of hardened magma in a volcanoes pipe volcanic neck