What is a famous shield volcano?


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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Shield Volcanoes are made mostly of fluid lava flows. Flow after flow pours from a central summit vent. It builds up and turns into what looks like a warriors shield. Some of the
When a shield volcano erupts, lower-viscosity lava will typically fountain or flow out of a vent and then flow downhill.
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The magma is runny. Some characteristics of runny lava: low silica levels low gas levels high temperature
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