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lateral blasts
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plate tectonics
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VOLCANOES Word Search

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cindercone
composite
eruption
felsic
fissure
hotspots
lapilli
lava
magma
magmachamber
mantle
mantleplumes
Mauna Kea
mount fuji
paricutin
pyroclastic
ringoffire
shield
stratovolcano
subduction
tectonicplates
vents
volcanic ash
volcanic bombs
volcano

volcanoes Word Search

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magma chamber
focus
hot spot
epicenter
fault
temperature
earthquake
plate tectonics
dormant
active
eruptions
ash cloud
magma
lava
crater
side vent
main vent
cinder cone volcano
composite volcano
shield volcano

Volcano Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Volcano Crossword Puzzle By Lucia and Mia

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Crossword
Description

a mountain through which molten lava and gases erupt volcano
Area around the Pacific Ocean known for frequent earthquakes and volcanoes RingOfFire
When melted rock, ash, and gases pour out of a volcano when one of earth's plates in pushed under one another Eruption
The pocket beneath a volcano where magma collects Magmachamber
One that is erupting or shows signs that it may erupt in the near future. activevolcano
A volcano that has not erupted for a long time, but may erupt again one day. dormantvolcano
One that is unlikely to erupt ever again. extinctvolcano
A wide, gently sloping mountain made of layers of lava and formed by quiet eruptions Shieldvolcano
a wide based, steeply sloped volcano that forms from moderately explosive eruptions of pyroclastic material Cinderconevolcano
Steep, tall peaks, picturesque, composed by pyroclastic flows and lava flows, andesites CompositeVolcano
eruption where there are hot debris, ash, and gas shooting into the air explosiveeruption
occurs when magma flows easily and gently bubbles out, the lava is thin and runny as it oozes out quietly from the vent Quieteruption
Magma that reaches the Earth's surface lava
lava that hardens into rough, jagged rocks with a crumbly texture aalava
a group of many islands in a large body of water (Hawaii) archipelago
The expulsion of ash, cinders, bombs, and gases during an explosive volcanic eruption. pyroclasticflow
Cloud of dust, gas and debris caused by volcanic eruption eruptioncloud
Erupted on its side in May 1980 and continues to erupt today. Killed 63 people, caused hundreds of millions of dollars in damage, and disrupted people's lives hundreds of miles from the volcano. MtStHelens
an opening; a groove; a split fissure
Resistance to flow viscosity
an imaginary line around the Earth forming the great circle that is equidistant from the north and south poles Equator
line of the global grid running from the north pole to the south pole through Greenwich, England; starting point for measuring degrees of east and west longitude PrimeMeridian

Volcanoes Word Search

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ash
cinder
composite
crater
crust
deadly
disaster
eruption
Hawaii
Kilauea
lava
magma
mantle
Mt. Fuji
Mt. Saint Helens
Richter Scale
Ring Of Fire
seismograph
shield
tectonic plate
vent
volcanologist

Volcano Vocabulary Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Volcanoes Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A volcano which has many layers. composite
A volcano which is low lying, with fewer layers. shield
The places in the world where there is a lot of earthquakes and volcanoes. the ring of fire
Krakatoa's eruption in 1883 led to which other earth force event? tsunami
Mt. St. Helens is located in which US state? washington
The process where one plate moves under another and becomes stuck. subduction
The type of plate boundary that leads to violent volcanic eruptions. destructive
The type of plate boundary that leads to more gentler eruptions. constructive
Mt. Nyiragongo is located in which continent? africa
The name of a volcano which erupts less frequently than a normal volcano but can be more destructive. supervolcano
If this volcano erupts it could lead to world wide devastation. yellowstone
Volcanic ash can make soil very...? fertile
Volcanic heat can warm up pools of water named...? geysers
Geothermal energy is widely used in which country? iceland
The opening at the top of a volcano is called a ...? crater
The volcanoes in Iceland benefit which industry? tourist
Mt. Vesuvius is located in which country? italy
A volcano which has not erupted for up to two thousands years is described as ......? dormant
A volcano that will never erupt again is...? extinct
Hot gases, ash and debris is known as .......... flow. pyroclastic

tectonic plate boundaries Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

this scientist had the theory of the continental drift alfred
two plates slide against each other in a sideways motion transform
a line on a rock surface or the ground that traces a geological fault faultline
changed by extreme heat and pressure to form another rock metamorphic
places where the sea floor spreading takes place midoceanridge
a tall mountain that with a lot of pressure shoots out hot lava volcano
formed by deposition and solidification pf sediments sedimentary
a violent shaking of the ground caused by tectonic plates earthquakes
piece of the crust that floats on the mantle tectonic
hot fluid or semi fluid material within the earth's crust magma
two plates are moving away from one another divergent
formed by cooling and solidification of magma or lava igneous
made of iron, with small amount of nickle core
technical name for the crust and mantle lithosphere
remains of a prehistoric organism preserved in a mold form in a rock fossils
two plates move toward one another and collide convergent
contains most of earths mass (hints: its hot) mantle
hot molten or semi fluid rock erupted from volcano lava
a long high sea wave caused by earth quakes tsunami
outermost later of the planet, with life crust

Mt St Helens Crossword

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Description

Mt St Helen's is not a cinder cone volcano but a _________________ composite volcano
The eruption of the volcano was a large explosion
Some Indians in the Pacific North West call Mt St Helens Smoking Mountain
Mt St Helens was a ____________snow capped mountain before it blew its top symmetrical
According to one Indian legend, the mountain was once a beautiful Indian maiden called______ Loowit
The volcano was active for ____________ years in the mid 19th century. Twenty six
Geologists study _____ to be able to reconstruct a model of the events that happened when Mt St Helens exploded ash
The burning ash from Mt St Helens was rich with this. silica
Mt St Helens had this type of outburst violent
Mt St Helens is the opposite of this kind of volcano shield volcano
Part of Mt St Helens' ________ was blown off durring the eruption sill
A bulge was created because __________ was unable to escape the mountain lava
This natural basin was created after the eruption dike
After the eruption a large hole or _______ was formed crater
A large bubble or ____________ was created on the north side of the volcano after the eruption bulge
57 people died in Mt St Helens eruption in 1980, this was the official death toll
A long time resident of the mountain named _______________refused to leave his home despite warnings Truman
Mt St Helens is located in a _______________________ zone subduction
Mt St Helens erupted with the force of 10 megatons of________ TNT
Mt St Helens is in the ____________mountain range cascade
The ash came spewing out of Mt St Helens ____________ in the eruption vent