differently shaped volcanoes

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why do volcanoes have different shapes

1. If the magma is high in viscosity the slopes will be shallow sided with a wide base causing a shield volcano.

2. If the magma has high viscosity the sides will be steep with a narrow base causing a composite volcano.

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