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PARTS OF A VOLCANO Volcanoes were named for the Roman god of fire, Vulcan.

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2 PARTS OF A VOLCANO Volcanoes were named for the Roman god of fire, Vulcan.

3 CRATER w the cup-shaped TOP part of a volcano through which magma and other volcanic materials flow.

4 GAS, ASH, AND CINDERS w What is left after a volcano erupts?

5 w the side of a volcano formed by volcanic materials CONE

6 LAVA w hot, molten rock on the earths surface w MOLTEN - melted by heat

7 SILL w horizontal crack within a volcano which holds hardened magma

8 MAGMA CHAMBER w a place in the mantle (under the earths crust) that stores magma

9 MAGMA w hot, molten rock forced up the central vent and eventually through the crater

10 DIKE w thick vertical crack within a volcano which holds hardened magma

11 CONDUIT wpwpath from magma chamber to crater wawalso known as central vent

12 SIDE VENT w vent on the side of a volcano for escaping steam, gas, and lava

13 THE END


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