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Volcanic Landforms, Hot Springs and Geysers

Earth Science - Middle School

 
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Devils Tower, Wyoming Half Dome, Yosemite exposed, hardened magma Devils Tower, Wyoming Half Dome, Yosemite, CA Kilauea Volcano’s summit caldera, HI Caldera After an eruption, the magma reservoir of a volcano may be partially emptied. Some volcanoes collapse into this chamber, forming a large depression on the surface called a caldera. Volcanic Necks & Dome Mountains Volcanic necks are the remnants of a volcanic plug within a previously active volcano. The hardened magma is exposed by weathering and erosion. A dome mountain is magma that hardens below the crust and is uplifted. caldera (lake forms) cinder cone Mount Pinatubo caldera, Phillipines Puu Oo caldera, Hawaii caldera caldera magma chamber partially emptied Hot Springs and Geysers Magma that exists very close to the Earth’s surface can warm the groundwater. Hot springs and geysers are formed when this water emerges on the surface of the Earth. hot springs geyser Old Faithful Some photos courtesy of USGS & NPS. Volcanic Landforms, Hot Springs & Geysers © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 94-4540 Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources.
Type of landform: ___________________ Description: ________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Type of landform: ___________________ Description: ________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Type of landform: ___________________ Description: ________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Type of landform: ___________________ Description: ________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Pause and Review Identify and describe each type of landform. Volcanic Landforms, Hot Springs & Geysers © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 94-4540 Visit www.newpathlearning.com for Online Learning Resources.
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