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1

What are the volcano types?

Shield and composite

2

Where are shield volcanoes formed?

Divergent plate boundaries

3

Where are composite volcanoes formed?

Convergent-destructive plate boundaries

4

Give me four features of a shield volcano

Short and wide
Gentle eruptions
One wide vent
Gentle slopes

5

Give me four features of a composite volcano

Steep and tall
Made from layers of lava and ash
Have narrower bases
Explosive eruption

6

Give me an example of a composite volcano

Mt St Helens, USA

7

Give me an example of a shield volcano

Henguil, Iceland

8

Definition of viscous

sticky and thick

9

What is this?

A mud flow when rainwater mixes with ash

Lahara

10

What type of lava comes out of a SV?

Runny lava