Geography - key words

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Caldera
The depression of the supervolcano marking the collapsed magma chamber
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Geyser
A geothermal feature in which water errupts into the air under pressure
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Fissures
Extended openings along a line of weakness that allows maga to escape
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Hot Spot
A section of the earths crust where plumes of magma rises, weakening the crust. These are away from plate boundaries
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Composite
Found at destructive plate boundaries.Have violent erruptions that are infrequent.
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Card 2

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A geothermal feature in which water errupts into the air under pressure

Back

Geyser

Card 3

Front

Extended openings along a line of weakness that allows maga to escape

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

A section of the earths crust where plumes of magma rises, weakening the crust. These are away from plate boundaries

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Found at destructive plate boundaries.Have violent erruptions that are infrequent.

Back

Preview of the back of card 5

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