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Ball’s Pyramid, an erosional remnant of a shield volcano and caldera that formed about 7 million years ago. Ball’s Pyramid is 20 km. southeast of Lord Howe Island at Australia in the Pacific Ocean. Photo by Hatty Gottschalk

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Shown here is Olympus Mons, the largest volcano and the largest mountain in the solar system. Here it is compared to the state of Arizona. This is obviously one big volcano. -- Marin Tchen

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YouTube of Shield Volcano, a Cinder Cone Volcano and a Stratovolcano (Composite Volcano). The 3 different eruptions were great!

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August 20, 2012-Olympus Mons -the tallest known volcano and mountain in our solar system. The central edifice of this shield volcano stands 27 kilometers ( 88,580 ft) high above the surface -or three times the elevation of Mount Everest above sea level and 2.6 times the height of Mauna Kea above its base. Image credit: NASA

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Mt Washington is a deeply eroded shield volcano in the Cascade Range of OR. The mtn dates to the Late Pleistocene; but it does have a line of basaltic andesite spatter cones on its NE flank which are app 1330 yrs old (by carbon dating). The main peak is a volcanic plug that was heavily eroded by glaciers in the last ice age

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from Reserve Hawaii Travel Guide

Hawaii Volcano Tours Highlight of Big Island Activities

Big Island Hawaii Volcano Eruption | ... engaging volcano tours in hawaii available during your hawaii vacation

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