In this section you will find materials that support the implementation of EarthComm, Section 7: Volcanic Landforms.
- To examine a topography map of a Cascade volcano, visit the following web site:
Medicine Lake – Mount Shasta Area, Northern California, USGS
Find a topographic map of a cascade volcano in California.
To learn more about this topic, visit the following web sites:
Topographic Map Symbols, USGS
Read more about topographic maps, view and learn what different symbols mean, and find out how maps can be purchased.
Magma Composition, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Find out more about how the chemical composition of magma varies in igneous rocks. The discussion is not limited to just extrusive rocks, but includes intrusive rocks as well.
Types of Volcanic Landforms
Types of Volcanoes, Volcano World
An index page with links to short descriptions about different volcanic landforms. Descriptions do not include images.
Principal Types of Volcanoes, USGS
Read a more detailed description of the principal types of volcanoes. Text does include pictures for each example (but are all in black and white).