Types of Volcanic Landforms (Grades 4-6)

The world wide web has numerous resources that describe or show different types of volcanic landforms. You might enjoy exploring these homepages and the links from them. The homepage of the U.S. Geological Survey's Cascade Volcano Observatory has additional descriptions of the landscape features described here. Michigan Tech's Volcanoes homepage has an extensive list of links to other volcano homepages. Virtual Hawaii has lots of photos and satellite images of Hawaiian shield volcanoes at different stages of evolution. The homepage for the Maui High Performance Computing Center also has numerous photos of Hawaiian volcanoes and Steve's favorite picture on the web.

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