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1

Where do shield volcanoes occur?

Constructive plate boundaries.

2

What kind of eruptions happen at shield volcanoes?

Non-violent.

3

How often do volcanoes occur at shield volcanoes?

Frequently.

4

Give an example of where a shield volcano is?

Ice land.

5

What are the characteristics of a shield volcano?

Wide base.
Gentle slopes.