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According to the U.S. Geological Survey, geologists have identified four types of volcanoes. Cinder cones are the simplest type of volcano, followed by shield volcanoes, composite volcanoes and lava domes. More »

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The three types of volcanoes are shield, cinder cone and composite volcano. Volcanoes are created when heated, melted rock, magma rises to the surface of the Earth. The three types of volcanoes differ in the type of mate... More »

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The four main types of volcanoes are cinder cones, composite volcanoes, shield volcanoes and lava domes. These volcanoes have different shapes and types of eruptions. More »

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The three major types of volcanoes are the cinder cone, the shield volcano and the stratovolcano. Each type differs in shape, size, erupted materials and eruption type. More »

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The Hawaiian Islands contain two main types of volcanoes: shield volcanoes, which have formed the bulk of the islands, and cinder cones, which are smaller in size. Several volcanoes fall into the subclass of cinder cone ... More »

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