Best Answer

the volcanoes on venus are yellow

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2008-06-04 02:03:11
This answer is:
User Avatar
Study guides


20 cards

How often do meteorites hit Earth

The adjustments of materials that follow a major earthquake often generate smaller earthquakes called

Most earthquakes are produced by the rapid release of which kind of energy stored in rock subjected to great forces

What does an earthquake's magnitude measure

See all cards


20 cards

How do scientists study the Layers of the Earth

What type of volcanoes formed the Hawaiian islands

Which type of fault is the San Andreas fault

Which type of volcano produces volcanic bombs

See all cards


20 cards

The focus of an earthquake is

Why can crevasses in glaciers only be 50 meters deep

Why do shield volcanoes have weak eruptions

Why does karst topography only exist in some geographic locations

See all cards

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: How do shield volcanoes compare to volcanoes on venus?
Write your answer...
Related questions

What type of volcanoes are found in Venus?

The volcanoes found on Venus are shield volcanoes which are still active

How do the volcanoes on Venus compare with the volcanoes on mars?

The volcanoes on Venus have thin, runny lava, when volcanoes on Mars have thicker lava and the volcanoes are much, much bigger.

How Compare shield volcanoes and composite volcanoes?

Shield Volcanoes - Wide base found at constructive plate margins Composite Volcanoes - Steeper Sides found at Destructive (subduction) margins

What are the 3 types of volcanoes and compare and contrast them?

the 5 volcanoes are the shield cinder composite spatter complex the main and usually are the shield/cinder and composite

Compare shield volcanoes to composite volcanoes?

composite and sheild volcanoes are both formed by lava flows and their hights are in the thousands.

Are shield volcanoes and volcanoes the same?

Not necessarily. Shield volcanoes are volcanoes, but not all volcanoes are shield volcanoes.

How Compare and contrast composite and shield volcano?

Shield Volcanoes - Wide base found at constructive plate margins Composite Volcanoes - Steeper Sides found at Destructive (subduction) margins

Why are shield volcanoes called shield volcanoes?

Shield volcanoes is called shield volcanoes because of the base, the base is wide and it's like a warrior shield so that's why it's called shield volcano.

Does Mars or venus have more volcanoes?

Venus has more volcanoes than Mars. In fact, Venus has the most volcanoes than any other planet. There were three active volcanoes found on Venus in 2010.

Do shield volcanoes erupt?

Yes, all volcanoes erupt, but shield volcanoes don't have explosive eruptions.

Are shield volcanoes tall?

No. Compared to composite and cinder cone volcanoes, shield volcanoes are very short. Mauna Loa in Hawaii is a shield volcano.

Are shield volcanoes dangerous?

Shield volcanoes, are not particularly dangerous. Though shield volcanoes erupt very often, they normally don't pose danger as significant as other types of volcanoes.

Why are shield volcanoes named shield volcanoes?

Because if you look at them from above, they look like a warrior's shield.

Pyroclasic materials from shield volcanoes?

Pyroclastic flows don't come from shield volcanoes. They come from cinder cone and sometimes composite volcanoes. Shield volcanoes only erupt runny lava.

Why are Hawaiian volcanoes shield volcanoes?

The Hawaiian volcanoes are shield volcanoes as they are broadly-sloping and composed of layers formed by basaltic lava flows.

Is there such things as shield volcanoes?

Yes. Shield volcanoes are large volcanoes with broad, shallows slopes composed of many layers of basaltic lava flows. The Hawaiian islands are made up of shield volcanoes.

How are shield volcanoes and composite volcanoes alike?

Both shield and cinder cone volcanoes primarily erupt basaltic lava.

The Hawaiian volcanoes are good examples of volcanoes.?


The Hawaiian volcanoes are good examples of volcanoes?


What kind of lava do shield volcanoes have?

Shield volcanoes generally erupt basaltic lava.

What kind of magma do shield volcanoes have?

Shield volcanoes are usually fed by basaltic magma.

Does Venus have active volcanoes?

Currently it is not known if any of the volcanoes on Venus are active.

What type of volcanoes are the hawiian islands?

The Hawaiian islands are made of two types of volcanoes, shield volcanoes and cinder cone volcanoes. Shield volcanoes have broad bases with gentle slopes. Cinder cone volcanoes have steeper sides, are made from fragments of lava, and are usually located at the base of shield volcanoes.

What are two types of volcanoes?

composite volcanoes and shield volcanoes

What do compoaite and shield volcanoes have in common?

Composite volcanoes can have quiet eruptions (runny lava), and shield volcanoes always have quiet eruptions.