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Department
Geography/Geology
Course
GEO 102
Professor
Maria Schmeckle
Semester
Spring

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Volcanoes1Types of volcanoesaNonexplosiveiShield volcanoiiHawaii12530 years exploding continuously2Black rockbExplosiveiCompositestrato volcanoiiMount Vesuvius1Towns were coved in ashes and losta100000 pounds of ashbDissolved gasses in lavabigger explosions2First written record of a volcano eruption3White rockcWhyiViscosity1How thick the magma isiiBlack1Runny2Not sticky3MaficiiiNonblack1Sticky2Silica3Holds dissolved gassesaExplodes when gas is suddenly releasedivDissolved gases2Shield volcanoesaNon explosivebShapeiMade from excessive layers of lavaiiMuch largeriiiLongerwiderivJust as tall as composite volcanoes1Tall enough to have snow on top2Air pressure is low enoughcLavaiRunnyiiBlackiiiFlows to cover big distanceivLOTS OF LAVAdFissureiCracks deep in the earthiiThe vent through which lava erupts without explosive activity
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