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Shield volcanoes
Found on Constructive plate boundaries. Formed by eruptions of thin, runny lava which flows a long way before solidifying. Have gently sloping sides and a wide base, contain basaltic magma. Erupt frequently but not violently.
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Composite volcanoes
Found on destructive plate boundaries. Formed by eruptions of viscous (thick), sticky lavathat doesn't flow very far.. Have steep sloping sides and a narrow base. Made up of layers of thick lava and ash. Contains andesitic magma. Erupt infrequen
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Constructive plate boundaries
Formed when two plates move apart.
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Destructive plate boundary
Formed when two plates collide.
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Conservative plate boundary
Formed when two plates slide past each other.
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Composite volcanoes

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Found on destructive plate boundaries. Formed by eruptions of viscous (thick), sticky lavathat doesn't flow very far.. Have steep sloping sides and a narrow base. Made up of layers of thick lava and ash. Contains andesitic magma. Erupt infrequen

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Constructive plate boundaries

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Destructive plate boundary

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Conservative plate boundary

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