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Volcano landforms(2)


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Volcano landforms(2)

  1. 1. Volcanic Landforms
  2. 12. Types of Volcanoes <ul><li>Cinder Cone </li></ul><ul><li>Shield </li></ul><ul><li>Composite </li></ul>
  3. 13. Cinder Cone Volcanoes <ul><li>Mainly explosive eruptions </li></ul><ul><li>Produced from ash, cinders and bombs (pyroclastic flows) </li></ul><ul><li>Steep, cone-shaped hill or small mountain </li></ul><ul><li>Erodes easily </li></ul>
  4. 15. Shield Volcanoes <ul><li>Lava flows from quiet eruptions </li></ul><ul><li>Wide, gentle sloping mountain </li></ul>
  5. 17. Composite Volcanoes <ul><li>Lava flows alternate with explosive eruptions of ash, cinders and bombs (pyroclastic flows) </li></ul><ul><li>Tall cone shaped mountains </li></ul>