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Volcanoes
Key Vocabulary Terms for Part 4:
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Caldera – __________________________________________________________________
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Cinder cone – ______________________________________________________________
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Composite Volcano – ________________________________________________________
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Hot Spot – _________________________________________________________________
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Lahar – ___________________________________________________________________
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Lava Plateau – _____________________________________________________________
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Pyroclastic Flow – __________________________________________________________
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Shield Volcano – ____________________________________________________________
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Volcano – __________________________________________________________________
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Notes for Part 4:
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What plate boundaries are volcanoes likely to form at (pg. 194)? ______________________
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Where do volcanoes form at subduction boundaries (pg. 195)? ________________________
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Why do they form this way at subduction boundaries (pg. 195)? _______________________
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Where does most of Earth’s volcanic activity take place (pg. 196)? _____________________
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Mid-ocean ridges are associated with what type of plate boundary (pg. 196)? _____________
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What are the causes of volcanoes that are not near plate boundaries (pg. 197)? ____________
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Do hot spots move? What does (pg. 197)? ________________________________________
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What type of lava is associated with shield volcanoes and why (pg. 202)? _______________
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Compare and contrast a composite volcano from a shield volcano (pg. 202-203). __________
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What type of volcano forms in groups near other larger volcanos (pg. 202)? ______________
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List in order from largest to smallest the 3 main volcanoes (pg. 202-203):
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o
o
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What can form from a composite volcano blowing its top (pg. 204)? ___________________
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List in order the most explosive to least explosive type of volcano (pg. 202-203):
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What type of magma is associated with more explosive eruptions (pg. 199)?
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What are 2 destructive effects from explosive volcanoes (pg. 201 & 203)?
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What kind of destruction can result from non-explosive volcanos (pg. 204)? _____________
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The most volcanically active area in the world is around the Pacific Ocean and is called the
“Ring of Fire”.
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