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.
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, sometimes called stratovolcanoes, are typically deep-
sided, symmetrical cones of large dimension built of alternating layers of lava
Shield volcanoes are usually found at constructive or tensional boundaries. ...
Composite volcanoes are made up of alternating layers of lava and ash (other ...
Composite volcanoes are constructed from multiple eruptions, sometimes
recurring over hundreds of thousands of years, sometimes over a few hundred.
A composite volcano forms tall, conical shaped mountains in subduction zones.
There are 452 of these volcanoes around the Pacific Ring of Fire.
Jan 3, 2011 ... Geologists generally group volcanoes into four main kinds--cinder cones,
composite volcanoes, shield volcanoes, and lava domes.
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 ...
Famous composite volcanoes include Mount Fuji in Japan, Mount Cotopaxi in
Ecuador, Mount Shasta and Mount Lassen in California, Mount Hood in Oregon,
Dec 24, 2015 ... Geologists have identified 3 major types of volcanoes. There's the shield volcano,
formed from low viscosity lava that can flow long distances.