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There are various types of volcanoes, including fissure vents, shield and composite volcanoes, cinder cones, lava domes, cryptodomes and submarine and subglacial volcanoes. Eruption, lava flow and erosion affect a volcano's shape.

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Types of Volcanoes Most people have never seen a real volcano but have learned about them through movies or books. So when most people think of a ...

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Mar 17, 2009 ... A volcano is an opening in the Earth's surface where molten rock can escape from underneath. The Earth's surface is made up of tectonic ...

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

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This is the famous "3 types of volcanoes" (shield volcanoes, strato volcanoes, and cinder cones), and it is found in many textbooks from elementary school to ...

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May 19, 2017 ... Volcanoes are some of the hottest features on the face of the Earth - here we detail the types of volcanoes.

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Feb 20, 2013 ... A volcano is an opening in Earth's crust where magma breaks through, raining down molten rock, ash and gases. There are several types of ...

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Volcanoes vary based on size, shape, composition and eruptive style. Learn about the different types of volcanoes, such as shield, cinder cone and composite  ...

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Volcanoes act differently and form differently because they are made up of different types of rocks and minerals. Below is a description of common volcano types ...

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Type of volcano. Volcanoes ... What are active, dormant and extinct volcanoes? What are ... Mount Kilauea, The World's most active volcano is a shiled volcano.