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what kind of volocano is mount rainier?

i have a project due and i need to know what type of volocano mount rainier (shield,cinder,composit,etc........) i reserched on the computer but i couldn't really find it please help me!!!!!

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Composite volcano

    Mount Rainier is an active stratovolcano, also known as a composite volcano in Pierce County, Washington, located 54 miles or 87 kilometers southeast of Seattle, Washington, in the United States. It is the highest peak in the Cascade Range and Cascade Volcanic Arc at 14,411 feet or 4,392 meters.

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  • 1 decade ago

    Mount rainer is a strato or com posite volcano.

    this means ots a tall volcano with many layers of lava (which make it steeper)

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