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Composite (cone) volcanoes
· A composite volcano is a steep-sided volcano
that is made up of a variety of materials, such
as lava and ash.
· It has a narrow base.
· It has a main vent and a secondary vent.
· Eruptions are infrequent but often violent.…read more
· A shield volcano is a broad volcano that is
mostly made up of lava. It has a wide base and
· They have low rounded peaks with one crater.
· Eruptions are frequent and non-violent.…read more