A stratovolcano, also known as a composite volcano, is a conical volcano built up by many ... Two famous examples of stratovolcanoes are Krakatoa in Indonesia, known for its catastrophic eruption in 1883, and Vesuvius in Italy, whose ...


A list of stratovolcanoes follows below. This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. Contents. 1 Africa. 1.1 Cameroon; 1.2 Democratic Republic of Congo ...


Left: This is a schematic diagram of a strato volcano, intended to illustrate the ... Examples of strato volcanoes include Mt. St. Helens, Mt. Rainier, Pinatubo, Mt.


Stratovolcanoes (also known as composite volcanoes) are what most people ... Philippines is one of Earth's best examples of a classic, conical stratovolcano.


Jul 8, 2015 ... Steep, conical volcanoes built by the eruption of viscous lava flows, tephra, and pyroclastic flows, are called stratovolcanoes. Usually ...


A stratovolcano is a tall, conical volcano composed of one layer of hardened lava , tephra, and volcanic ash. These volcanoes are characterized by a steep ...


In detail, however, stratovolcano shapes are more variable than these classic examples, primarily because of wide variations in eruptive style and composition.


Feb 7, 2018 ... Stratovolcanoes are also called composite volcanoes because they are built of ... caldera, sometimes called a "super volcano," is one example.


Feb 24, 2016 ... The shield volcanoes of Hawaii are examples of this type of eruption. While such flows are not especially dangerous to humans, they can ...


Stratovolcanoes are also commonly called composite volcanoes. Mt. Fuji in Japan is an example of a stratovolcano. Stratovolcanoes are most found commonly ...