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A hazard from shield volcanoes is burning of trees, homes, etc.

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Are shield volcanoes and volcanoes the same?

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

What are some names of the shield volcanoes?

Some well known Shield Volcanoes are Mauna Loa, Kilauea, and Mauna Kea.

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.

Do shield volcanoes have quiet eruptions?

Because shield volcanoes have lava flows rather than explosive eruptions, they are much quieter than other types of volcanoes. Regardless, shield volcanoes are among some of the largest in the world.

Where are shield volcanoes found?

they say there are some in hawaii

What are some examples of shield volcanoes?

The Hawaii Islands

What are some names of shield volcanoes?

idont know

Do shield volcanoes erupt?

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

Why are shield volcanoes named shield volcanoes?

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

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.

Kind of volcanoes?

There are cone and shield volcanoes.

What are the hawaiian volcanoes called?

Shield volcanoes

What volcanoes are shield volcanoes?

mount st.helens

Are there shield volcanoes on mercury?

No. There are no volcanoes on Mercury.

What are two types of volcanoes?

composite volcanoes and shield volcanoes

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.

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.

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.

What is in a shield volcanoes magma?

A shield volcano contains basaltic magma, which contains pyroxenes and some olivine.

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.

How are shield volcanoes and composite volcanoes alike?

Both shield and cinder cone volcanoes primarily erupt basaltic lava.

What is another name for a shield volcano?

I have been doing some research on volcanoes. Scientists have not made another name for shield volcanoes yet. I can not believe it. They have them for cinder cone, and composite volcanoes.

How do shield volcanoes compare to volcanoes on venus?

the volcanoes on venus are yellow

Why do shield volcanoes erupt?

because they are volcanoes, all volcanoes erupt