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strat·o·vol·ca·no

 (străt′ō-vŏl-kā′nō, strā′tō-)
n. pl. strat·o·vol·ca·nos
A volcano composed of steep, alternating layers of lava and pyroclastic material, such as ash. Also called composite volcano.

stratovolcano

(ˌstrætəʊvɒlˈkeɪnəʊ)
n, pl -noes or -nos
(Physical Geography) a cone-shaped volcano containing layers of lava and ash
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Also, when she listed the major types of volcanoes, she listed composite and stratovolcanoes as different and distinct from each other.
Fractional crystallization and partial melting then produces an intermediate magma and this process results in the spectacular andesitic stratovolcanoes typical of subduction zones (e.g., the Andes Mountains in South America and Java in Indonesia).
The regular shape of stratovolcanoes: A DEM-based morphometrical approach.
Stratovolcanoes typically look like what most people imagine volcanoes to look like -- they have steep slopes leading up to a symmetrical cone and a small crater at the top with a vent.
The Recent Negros Arc [11] or Negros Belt [23] is composed of Middle Miocene to Pliocene andesite flow breccias, volcaniclastics, and conglomerates that are overlain by Late Pliocene andesitic volcanics and Quaternary andesite and basalt stratovolcanoes [22].
Its four stratovolcanoes have been recognized as natural monuments.
Flux versus decompression melting at stratovolcanoes in southeastern Guatemala.
The Altiplano-Puna Volcanic Complex (APVC) is located between the Altiplano and Puna, and is associated with numerous stratovolcanoes and calderas.
* Fractured andesites and volcanoclastics of buried Sarmatian stratovolcanoes (Winchester, 1993).
It is a shield volcano (as opposed to stratovolcanoes and caldera volcanoes).