List of shield volcanoes

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This list of shield volcanoes includes active, dormant and extinct shield volcanoes.

Eruption of Kīlauea in 1954
The erupting lava from Piton de la Fournaise met the water of the Indian Ocean during the August 2004 eruption.
On the path to the summit of Mount Warning.
Skjaldbreiður as seen from Þingvellir

Active[edit]

Canada[edit]

Ecuador[edit]

Other[edit]

Dormant[edit]

Canada[edit]

United States[edit]

Kenya[edit]

Other[edit]

Extinct[edit]

Antarctica[edit]

Other[edit]

Other planets and satellites[edit]

Mars & Venus[edit]

Io

Io, a moon of Jupiter, has several volcanoes that spew sulphur. Some of these include Pele and Tohil Mons.

Pyroclastic shields[edit]

Bolivia[edit]

Nicaragua[edit]

Papua New Guinea[edit]

Bougainville[edit]

Other[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Wood, Charles A.; Kienle, Jürgen (2001). Volcanoes of North America: United States and Canada. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press. pp. 124–126. ISBN 978-0-521-43811-7. OCLC 27910629. 
  2. ^ "The Barrier". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution. 
  3. ^ "Erta Ale". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution. 
  4. ^ "Karthala". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution. 
  5. ^ "Namarunu". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution. 
  6. ^ "Nyamuragira". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution. 
  7. ^ Canadian Mountain Encyclopedia. Retrieved on 2009-05-29
  8. ^ "Marsabit". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution. 
  9. ^ "Menengai". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution. 
  10. ^ "La Grille". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution. 
  11. ^ "Tristan da Cunha". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution. 
  12. ^ "Auckland Field". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution. 
  13. ^ "Santorini". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution. 
  14. ^ "São Tomé". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution. 
  15. ^ "Prestahnukur". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution. 
  16. ^ "Takahe". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution. 
  17. ^ "Taveuni". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution. 
  18. ^ "Karaca Dağ". Global Volcanism Program. Smithsonian Institution. 
  19. ^ Sager, et al., An immense shield volcano within the Shatsky Rise oceanic plateau, northwest Pacific Ocean, Nature GeoScience, September 2013