Volcanoes and Supervolcanoes

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Composite Volcano
A steep sided volcano with viscous lava, that erupts rarely, but violently
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Shield Volcano
A flatter sided volcano with runny lava, that erupts often, but not very violently
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Magma chamber
The pool of molten rock under the volcano
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Pyroclastic flow
The gas, ash and rock released when a volcano erupts
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Supervolcano
A large volcano formed at hotspots
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Hotspot
A weak point in the earth's crust
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Fissures
Cracks in the earth's crust
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Caldera
A pit formed by the magma chamber collapsing
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Card 2

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A flatter sided volcano with runny lava, that erupts often, but not very violently

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Shield Volcano

Card 3

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The pool of molten rock under the volcano

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Card 4

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The gas, ash and rock released when a volcano erupts

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Card 5

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A large volcano formed at hotspots

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