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Stratovolcano - Wikipedia

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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 - 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

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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

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

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 ...

What are the names of some composite volcanoes? | Reference.com

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Famous composite volcanoes include Mount Fuji in Japan, Mount Cotopaxi in Ecuador, Mount Shasta and Mount Lassen in California, Mount Hood in Oregon,  ...

Composite Volcano - Universe Today

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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.