Not necessarily. Shield volcanoes are volcanoes, but not all volcanoes are 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.
Yes, all volcanoes erupt, but shield volcanoes don't have explosive eruptions.
Shield volcanoes were named by Mary Dyre of Boston in 1890. After seeing an explosive eruption wipe out her village, she trekked up the mountain and realized that its shape was like that of a shield. Then, a crazed Indian leaped out of a bush and pushed her down into the crater, where there was still a remainder of hot, bubbling lava.Shield volcanoes were named after Mary Dyre of Boston in1890.
No. Compared to composite and cinder cone volcanoes, shield volcanoes are very short. Mauna Loa in Hawaii is a shield volcano.
There are cone and shield volcanoes.
No. There are no volcanoes on Mercury.
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.
composite volcanoes and shield volcanoes
Shield volcanoes generally erupt basaltic lava.