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Volcanoes by Mind Map: Volcanoes
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Composite Volcano

Composite Volcano Diagram

Steep-sided volcanoes composed of many layers of volcanic rocks, usually made from high-viscosity (thick like honey) lava, ash and rock debris (broken pieces).

Mt. Rainier, Mount St. Helens and Mt. Shasta in California

Cinder Cone Volcano

Caused by a volcano collapsing into itself. Commonly circular or elliptical when seen from above

Cinder Cone Diagram

Mt. Haleakala on Maui, Hawaii

Dome Volcano

Formed when erupting lava is too thick to flow and makes a steep-sided mound as the lava piles up near the volcanic vent.

Dome Volcano Diagram

Crater Lake in southern Oregon

Shield Volcano

Shaped like a bowl or shield in the middle with long gentle slopes made by basaltic lava flows.

Shield Volcano Diagram

Kilauea in Hawaii, Olympus Mons on Mars