Flashcards in Volcanoes Deck (10):
What are the volcano types?
Shield and composite
Where are shield volcanoes formed?
Divergent plate boundaries
Where are composite volcanoes formed?
Convergent-destructive plate boundaries
Give me four features of a shield volcano
Short and wide
One wide vent
Give me four features of a composite volcano
Steep and tall
Made from layers of lava and ash
Have narrower bases
Give me an example of a composite volcano
Mt St Helens, USA
Give me an example of a shield volcano
Definition of viscous
sticky and thick
What is this?
A mud flow when rainwater mixes with ash