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2012-01-13 19:46:04

Strato volcanoes are vocanoes with pointy tips.

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8,000 feet Where did you get this figure from? In actual fact "composite" or more correctly "strato-volcanoes" can attain far higher. The volcano "El Teide" on Tenerife rises to almost 4,000 metres (12,200 feet) above sea level, and is the 3rd highest volcano on a volcanic ocean island after Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa. Many of the strato-volcanoes in the Andes are even higher and Popocatapetl in Mexico is one of the world's highest strato-volcanoes.


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