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Stratovolcano

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A stratovolcano, also known as a composite volcano, is a conical volcano built up by many layers (strata) of hardened lava, tephra, pumice, and volcanic ash.

Composite Volcanoes - Volcano Information Center

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Jul 19, 1998 ... Mayon Volcano, a beautifully symmetrical but dangerous composite volcano on Luzon Island, Philippines. A volcano is a mound, hill or ...

Composite volcanoes

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Composite volcanoes are constructed from multiple eruptions, sometimes recurring over hundreds of thousands of years, sometimes over a few hundred.

Composite Volcano - Kids Fun Science

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A composite volcano forms tall, conical shaped mountains in subduction zones. There are 452 of these volcanoes around the Pacific Ring of Fire.

Volcanoes: Principal Types of Volcanoes - usgs

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Jan 3, 2011 ... Geologists generally group volcanoes into four main kinds--cinder cones, composite volcanoes, shield volcanoes, and lava domes.

Types of Volcanoes: Shield, Cinder Cones & Composite Cones ...

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Composite cone volcanoes are grand sites and can grow to heights of 8,000 feet or more. Mount St. Helens and Mount Rainier, which are both found in ...

Composite Volcanoes - Windows to the Universe

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The most majestic of the volcanoes are composite volcanoes, also known as strato-volcanoes. Unlike the shield volcanoes which are flat and broad, composite ...

Geography4Kids.com: Earth Structure: Volcanoes

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There are two main types of volcanoes: shield and composite. Shield volcanoes are usually found in the middle of tectonic plates. Islands like Hawai'i are good ...

Volcano Facts and Types of Volcanoes - LiveScience

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Feb 20, 2013 ... Stratovolcanoes are also called composite volcanoes because they are ... They are often found at the summit of shield volcanoes such as the ...

what are the different types of volcano?

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Composite volcanoes, sometimes known as strato volcanoes, ... Composite volcanoes are usually found at destructive plate margins.

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Composite Volcanoes - Infoplease

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Composite volcanoes, sometimes called stratovolcanoes, are typically deep- sided, symmetrical cones of large dimension built of alternating layers of lava flows, ...

BBC - GCSE Bitesize: Different types of volcano

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Shield volcanoes are usually found at constructive or tensional boundaries. ... Composite volcanoes are made up of alternating layers of lava and ash (other ...

Composite Volcano - Universe Today

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Sep 16, 2009 ... Geologists have identified 3 major types of volcanoes. There's the shield volcano, formed from low viscosity lava that can flow long distances.