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Which of these determines the intensity of a volcano

During earthquakes which type of fault results when one plate is compressed up onto another plate

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Q: Where are most shield volcanoes located?
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Where are shield volcanoes located?

in Hawaii


What type of volcanoes are the hawaiianislands?

Most are shield volcanoes.


Are shield volcanoes and volcanoes the same?

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


Are shield volcanoes explosive?

Generally not. Although explosive eruptions can happen, most eruptions from shield volcanoes are effusive.


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.


True or false most of the largest volcanoes on earth are shield volcanoes?

True


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.


Where is shield volcano?

shield volcanoes are in many places but the most common are the Hawaiian Islands


Where are most shield volcanoes?

along subduction-related arcs


What is a shield volcanoe made out of?

Most shield volcanoes are made of thousands of thin basalt lava.


Volcanoes typically have the most explosive eruptions?

There are three types of volcanoes, shield volcanoes, composite volcanoes, and cinder cone volcanoes. Composite volcanoes contain the highest viscosity making them the most explosive volcanoes.


Do shield volcanoes erupt?

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

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