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
Jan 3, 2011 ... Geologists generally group volcanoes into four main kinds--cinder cones,
composite volcanoes, shield volcanoes, and lava domes.
Geologists have identified 3 major types of volcanoes. There's the shield volcano,
formed from low viscosity lava that can flow long distances. There are c.
The most majestic of the volcanoes are composite volcanoes, also known as
strato-volcanoes. Unlike the shield volcanoes which are flat and broad,
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 ...
Mar 23, 2006 ... Composite, or stratovolcanoes, are typically steep sided and may be created over
... When composite volcanoes erupt we are usually treated to a violent and very
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Most composite volcanoes are found in chains that occur along convergent plate
boundaries, where an ocean tectonic plate is sliding underneath a continental ...
Composite volcanoes, also known as stratovolcanoes, are formed by the gradual
deposition of alternating layers of volcanic lava and ash. When volcanoes ...