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Stratovolcano

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  1. is a tall, conical volcano composed of many layers of hardened lava, tephra, and volcanic ash

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  2. These kinds of volcanoes are characterized by a steep profile and periodic, explosive eruptions

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  3. In recorded history, explosive eruptions at subduction zone (convergent-boundary) volcanoes have posed the greatest hazard to civilizations

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  4. The lava that flows from them is viscous, and cools and hardens before spreading very far

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  5. The source magma of this rock is classified as felsic, having high to intermediate levels of silica (as in rhyolite, dacite, or andesite)

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