Volcanoes on venus are shield volcanoes?

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Shield volcanoes on Venus

  • On Venus, where there are no tectonic plates or seawater, volcanoes are mostly of the shield type. Nevertheless, the morphology of volcanoes on Venus is different: on Earth, shield volcanoes can be a few tens of kilometres wide and up to 10 km (6.2 mi) high in the case of Mauna Kea , measured from the sea floor.

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