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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.

Types of Volcanoes - Classroom of the Future

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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 ...

The Three Main Types of Volcanoes - ZME Science

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Jan 13, 2015 ... Volcanoes are some of the hottest features on the face of the Earth - here we detail the types of volcanoes.

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.

what are the different types of volcano?

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What are active, dormant and extinct volcanoes? What are the ... There are three main types of volcano - composite or strato, shield and dome. Composite ...

Types of Volcanoes: Shield, Cinder Cones & Composite Cones ...

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The earth ejects lava, rock fragments, hot vapor and gases during volcanic eruptions. Volcanoes vary based on size, shape, composition and eruptive...

Volcano Types

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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 ...

What are the Different Types of Volcanoes? - Universe Today

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Oct 16, 2016 ... 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 ...

Types of Volcanoes | Volcano World | Oregon State University

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Many people are interested in ways to classify volcanoes. There is probably a natural human instinct to try and give labels to all things. This is not a bad instinct  ...

Volcano Facts and Types of Volcanoes - Live Science

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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 ...