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Shield volcano - Wikipedia

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A shield volcano is a type of volcano usually built almost entirely of fluid lava flows. They are named for their low profile, resembling a warrior's shield lying on  ...

Shield Volcanoes | Volcano World | Oregon State University

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Shield volcanoes are the largest volcanoes on Earth that actually look like volcanoes (i.e. not counting flood basalt flows). The Hawaiian shield volcanoes are ...

Shield volcano - Science Daily

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A shield volcano is a wide volcano with shallowly-sloping sides. Shield volcanoes are formed by lava flows of low viscosity - lava that flows easily. Consequently ...

Shield Volcano - Earth Facts and Information

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Shield Volcano Facts. A shield volcano resembles the appearance of a Hawaiian warrior's shield in that they have a low-angle profile.

How Volcanoes Work - shield volcanoes

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Shield volcanoes are broad, low-profile features with basal diameters that vary from a few kilometers to over 100 kilometers (e.g., the Mauna Loa volcano, ...

What is a Shield Volcano? - Definition, Facts & Examples - Video ...

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A shield volcano is an impressive thing. By volume and area, these giants are the biggest volcanoes on earth - but the largest one known is...

How do shield volcanoes erupt? | Reference.com

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Shield volcanoes usually erupt with splattering liquid lava that fountains out and has little explosive potential. This forms some of the largest volcanoes on Earth ...

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Apr 18, 2009 ... Educational video covering shield volcanoes. ... Volcano Eruption - The Eruption of Mt St Helens (1980) - Rare Footage - Duration: 22:10.

Shield Volcanoes - Universe Today

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Dec 24, 2015 ... Shield volcanoes are large volcanoes with gently sloping sides. In fact, the largest volcanoes on Earth (and even the Solar System) are shield ...

Shield Volcanoes - Windows to the Universe

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Unlike the composite volcanoes which are tall and thin, shield volcanoes are tall and broad, with flat, rounded shapes. The Hawaiian volcanoes exemplify the ...