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Stratocone

A steep-sided volcano, usually conical in shape if there is one central vent, built of lava flows and fragmental deposits from many periods of eruptive activity. Also called a stratovolcano or composite cone.

Mount Rainier - Example of Stratocone Volcano

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mount Rainier in Washington State is an example of a Stratocone Volcano.