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Types of Volcanoes
Fissure Volcano
Fissure volcanoes occur where an elongated crack in the crust allows lava to spill out
over a large area. They are found at constructive plate margins. Typically they are found
around spreading ridges where tension pulls the crust apart. Fissure volcanoes produce
basaltic lavas. The…

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Types of Volcanoes
Fissure Volcano
Fissure volcanoes occur where an elongated crack in the crust allows lava to spill out
over a large area. They are found at constructive plate margins. Typically they are found
around spreading ridges where tension pulls the crust apart. Fissure volcanoes produce
basaltic lavas. The…

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