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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  ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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...

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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 ...

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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.

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A shield volcano is characterized by gentle upper slopes (about 5 degrees) with somewhat steeper lower slopes (about 10 degrees). The shield volcanoes are ...

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Shield volcanoes are the more quiescent, lumbering giants of the volcano world. Although these types of volcanoes are not small by any means, the eruptions ...