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Volcanoes

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Karen Ishii

on 21 November 2013

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Transcript of Volcanoes

Volcanoes
How Volcanoes are formed
and how they erupt
How They erupt
Deep inside Earth, between molten iron rock and thin crust, there is a solid rock called the
mantel
. When the rock in the mantle melts in to a liquid and move through out the surface to the crust and releases pent up gasses, volcanoes erupt.

While waiting.. *QUICK NOTE*
Magma
Extremely high temp. cause the rock to melt and become liquid rock or
magma
. When large bodies of
magma
formed
Where Volcanoes are formed
Most volcanoes and earthquakes are formed near edges of the Pacific plates. There's so many that the shoreline of the pacific ocean is called the "Ring of fire."
Where I got the information


(Books)
Volcanoes by: Seymour Simon
http://www.csun.edu/~jao45194/volcano2.html
(Internet)
Vocabulary Words
Caldera
: A caldera is formed when the top of a volcano caves in.
Magma
: Thick, liquid melted
Magma chamber
: A space deep underground filled with melted rock.
Tsunami
: Large waves created by events like earthquakes and landslides.
Eruption
: When magma reaches Earth's surface
Vent
: Any opening in earth's surface where volcanic material come out !
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