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1

Where do super volcanoes occur?

Destructive plate boundaries.
Hotspots.

2

What type of volcano is a super volcano?

Violent.

3

How often do super volcanoes occur?

Infrequently.

4

Give an example of where a super volcano is?

Yellowstone.

5

What characteristics does a super volcano have?

Steep slopes surrounding.
Caldera (Hollow).
Very wide.
Not a cone.