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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.

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Composite volcano definition, a large, steep volcano built up of alternating layers of lava and ash or cinders. See more.

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The earth is not a quiet place, covered with plates in constant motion. Volcanoes come in all shapes and sizes, depending on where and how they...

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A composite volcano forms tall, conical shaped mountains in subduction zones. There are 452 of these volcanoes around the Pacific Ring of Fire.

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Composite volcanoes are constructed from multiple eruptions, sometimes recurring over hundreds of thousands of years, sometimes over a few hundred.

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Stage Geomorphic signature. 1. Fresh, young cones, often dark, pristine lava flows and summit crater visible, sharp profile; not glaciated. 2. Small gullies on ...

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Shield volcanoes are usually found at constructive or tensional boundaries. ... Composite volcanoes are made up of alternating layers of lava and ash (other ...

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A. Definition of Composite Volcanoes. Surprisingly, the definition of a composite volcano is neither straightforward nor uniformly agreed upon. Most volcanoes ...