composite volcano


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composite volcano

[kəm′päz·ət väl′kā·nō]
(geology)
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Lava from a composite volcano flows slowly down the sides.
Other types of volcanoes are cinder cones, composite volcanoes, and lava domes.
Every major type in the world is represented, including large shield volcanoes, like Hawaii's Mauna Loa, and composite volcanoes, like Vesuvius and Mount St.
* Composite Volcanoes and Stratovolcanoes, SubductionZone Volcanoes.