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Shield volcano - Wikipedia

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A shield volcano is a type of volcano usually built almost entirely of fluid lava flows. They are named for their low profile, resembling a warrior's shield lying on  ...

Shield Volcanoes | Volcano World | Oregon State University

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Shield volcanoes are the largest volcanoes on Earth that actually look like volcanoes (i.e. not counting flood basalt flows). The Hawaiian shield volcanoes are ...

Shield volcano - Science Daily

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A shield volcano is a wide volcano with shallowly-sloping sides. Shield volcanoes are formed by lava flows of low viscosity - lava that flows easily. Consequently ...

Shield Volcano - Earth Facts and Information - Basic Planet

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Shield Volcano Facts. A shield volcano resembles the appearance of a Hawaiian warrior's shield in that they have a low-angle profile.

How Volcanoes Work - shield volcanoes - SDSU Geology

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Shield volcanoes are broad, low-profile features with basal diameters that vary from a few kilometers to over 100 kilometers (e.g., the Mauna Loa volcano, ...

Shield Volcanoes - Kids Fun Science

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The Hawaiian Islands are shield volcanoes that dwarf continental volcanoes. Mauna Loa is 375 times larger than Mount Hood in Oregon. These volcanoes ...

Shield Volcanoes - Global Volcanism Program | Educational ...

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Shield volcanoes contrast with stratovolcanoes both in origin and morphology. Their name derives from their low-angle profile, which resembles the personal ...

Shield Volcano, Shield Volcano Facts - World Landforms

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The interesting fact about shield volcanoes are formed when there are effusive volcanic eruptions with magma flowing out in all directions to form a shield-like ...

What is a Shield Volcano? - Definition, Facts & Examples - Video ...

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A shield volcano is an impressive thing. By volume and area, these giants are the biggest volcanoes on earth - but the largest one known is...

General Information about Hawaiian Shield Volcanoes

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The main Hawaiian Islands are the tops of giant undersea shield volcanoes that formed at the Hawaiian hotspot, which is presently under the southeast portion ...