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Cinder Cone Volcanoes Research Paper

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Volcanoes

Volcanoes are formed when magma from within the Earth's upper mantle works its way to the surface. At the surface, it erupts to form lava flows and ash deposits. Over time as the volcano continues to erupt, it will get bigger and bigger.

Cinder cone volcanoes is a type of volcano that is merely the same as a shield volcano but the difference is that the cinder cone volcano is higher on one side then on the other side it is lower.These type of volcanoes can also be called a scoria volcano so you don't always have to say cinder cone volcano you can call it a scoria volcano so people can be more interested in what you are talking about or that can say "what is a scoria volcano?".These type of volcanoes erupt when lava that is highly charged with gas bubbles erupts from a vent under pressure it tends to shoot straight up into the air, this effect is called a fire fountain. The most likely places you can find cinder cone volcanoes are in United States and Canada they have the most cinder cone that we know of. …show more content…

Also there is another Volcano called Mauna Loa, located on the island of Hawaii, it has a height of 28,000 ft, but it has a greater volume than Mauna Kea. It holds an estimated 80,000 km3 of basalt. Shield volcanoes is a type of volcano usually built almost entirely of fluid magma

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