Unlike monogenetic volcanic fields, volcanoes in polygenetic fields reach massive sizes, such as Mauna Loa, which is the world's largest active volcano.
Some types of volcanoes include shield volcanoes, stratovolcanoes, complex volcanoes, somma volcanoes and calderas.
|Lava flow on Hawaii. Lava is the extrusive equivalent of magma.|
The north face of Mount Garibaldi rises above
The Table and Garibaldi Lake
|Black Tusk viewed from the southeast|
|The Mount Cayley massif on August 13, 2005. Summits left to right|
are Pyroclastic Peak and Mount Cayley