What type of volcano is Paricutin?


Paricutin is a cinder cone volcano or a scoria cone volcano. It is Mexico's most famous volcano. This volcano is believed to have grown out of a cornfield. It formed as a result of Strombolian eruption, which occurred between 1943 and 1952.
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Paricutín (Michoacán-Guanajuato) volcano. Volcano type, Cinder cones.
Paricutin is a cinder cone volcano
It's a cinder cone. source. http://whyfiles.org/031volcano/7.html.
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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Paricutin, located in the Michoacan-Guanajuato area of Mexico, is classified as a cinder cone, mostly because it's structure was formed out of the ash and cinder of previous eruptions.
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