This lesson will teach you about cinder cone volcanoes, and what sets them
apart from other types of volcanoes. You will learn how they form, and...
Geologists generally group volcanoes into four main kinds—cinder cones,
composite volcanoes, shield volcanoes, and lava domes.
Kids learn about the science of volcanoes including how they form mountains,
lava, and magma; types such as cinder cone, composite, and shield; watch a ...
These are the classic, cone-shaped peaks we commonly associate with a lava-
spewing eruption. Eruptions from cinder cones are pretty small potatoes, as far as
Composite-cone volcanoes are a mix of shield and cinder-cone. The shape of a
composite cone volcano has steep slopes at the top and gentle slopes at the ...
Scoop fascinating facts about volcanoes with National Geographic Kids ... Shield
(flat), composite (tall and thin), cinder cones (circular or oval cones), and lava ...
This makes the cinder cone distinguishable from the composite volcano, which ...
Volcano Facts for Kids. ... combine the defining characteristics of both cinder ...
Improve your knowledge on volcanoes types and find out more about ... The
fourth type of volcano is called a cinder cone, which forms a straight, steep
Find out facts for kids about volcanoes. Get information about volcanoes ... There
are four main types of volcano: shield, stratovolcano, caldera, and cinder cone.
Rift zones radiate from summit calderas extending down the flanks of the
volcanoes. Rift zones are long ridges with open fissures, pit craters, cinder cones,