Stratovolcanoes

A stratovolcano, also known as a composite volcano, is a tall, conical volcano built up by many layers (strata) of hardened lava, tephra, pumice, and volcanic ash. They are among the most common types of volcanoes, in contrast to the less common shield volcanoes. (wiki)

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Guanacaste: there are two main volcanic complexes in the inscribed area, that each include various stratovolcanoes: the Orosí-Orosilito-Cacao complex in Guanacaste NP and the Rincón de la Vieja-Santa María complex in the Rincón de la Vieja National Park
Isole Eolie: Stromboli
Ogasawara Islands: The two islands from the Kazan Group are mountainous with both islands formed from the summits of giant submarine stratovolcanos. (AB ev)
Quito: Quito wraps around the eastern slopes of Pichincha Volcano

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