What is a famous shield volcano?

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Mount Kilauea, located on the island of Hawaii, is a good example of a famous shield volcano. Shield volcanoes are volcanoes that have broad, gentle slopes and are built by the eruption of fluid, basalt lava. Other popular shield volcanoes are Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea
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A shield volcano look like a mountain, but are not as tall and have a smoother appearance to them then other volcanoes. The lava from these volcanoes are able to travel for long distances
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Mauna Loa. on Hawaii which is a shield volcano (and is the largest volcano on earth in terms of volume) The Yellowstone caldera. whose volcanism is a result of a mantle hotspot and.
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Mafic. a shield volcano has basaltic magma
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