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Cinder Cone Volcanoes
This kind of volcano is very small compared to other volcanoes. This volcano is made up of pyroclastic material and are commonly found on the flanks of other volcanoes such as shield volcanoes and composite volcanoes.


Geologists have also found around 100 cinder cones on the flanks of Mauna Kea a shield volcano in the Hawaii Islands. ccone1.gifA cinder cone at Little Lake, California.