Tectonics & volcanoes

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Which volcanoes have gently sloping sides?
fissure and shield
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what lava type does a fissure volcano have?
basaltic
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what lava type does a shield volcano have?
basaltic
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what lava type does a composite volcano have?
adesitic and rhyolitic
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what lava type does a dome volcano have?
rhyolitic
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what lava type does a caldera have?
rhyolitic and basaltic
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which lava types cause the greatest volcanic explosivity?
rhyolitic and andesitic
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name 4 intrusive landforms
lacoliths,batholiths,dykes and sills
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name 4 minor extrusive landforms
geysers,mud pools, hot springs,fumaroles
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name a place which had a volcanic eruption in an LEDC?
nyiragongo
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what time did nyiragongo erupt?
4pm
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how many people died in nyiragongo?
147
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what percentage of the economy was destroyed?
80
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how many schools were destroyed?
45 schools
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what happened to the drinking water and crops
polluted by ash cloud
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what was the year of the nyrirgongo eruption
2002
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name an MEDC eruption and what year it occurred:
2010- iceland
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what was the VEI of Iceland eruption?
1
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what was the VEI of the nyiragongo eruption?
1
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how much did the iceland eruption dent the international economy through air strikes?
£1 billion
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give one similarity between nyiragongo and iceland:
impact on agriculture and soil rich land
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