Volcanoes

Rachel Browne
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AS - Level Geography (Physical) Note on Volcanoes, created by Rachel Browne on 05/09/2013.

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Composite has steep sides, errupts irregulary and has layers of ash and lava

Shield has gentle slopes, errupts frequently and is only made of lava

Cinder cones form when lava flows from a vent, or hole, in the Earth's surface, forming ash that builds up to form the volcano. Scientists refer to this falling ash as cinders, which gives this type of volcano its name.

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