Definitions for "Composite Volcano"
A volcanic cone containing layers of both lava flows and pyroclastic rocks. Synonym for stratovolcano.
A large volcanic cone built by extrusion of ash, lava, and shallow intrusions. Synonymous with stratovolcano.
A volcano composed of pyroclastic layers, lava flows typically of intermediate composition, and mudflows. Composite volcanoes are also called stratovolcanoes.