Created by Rachel Browne over 6 years ago
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.