How Many Types of Volcanoes Are There?

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There are five different types of volcanoes. They are classified by there shape. the composite alternate lava and rock layers. The shield is huge with many layer. the cinder cone is a cone shape with a vent at the top. Spatter cones prevent lava flow. Complex volcanoes are not simple ones.
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A shield volcano is a volcano built up almost entirely by lava flows. The name originates from the shield-like shape created by the liquid lava that produces a broad, gently sloping
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There are three types of volcanoes because each volcano is different. A shield volcano is a broader volcano that erupts lava at a slow speed, it can be avoided with a brisk walk.
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Shield Volcanoes are the tallest.
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