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What are the different types of volcanoes on the basis on the frequency of eruption?

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Volcanoes can be divided into three categories on the basis of their frequency of eruptions. They are:

a. Active Volcanoes: Examples : Mount Etna in Italy and Mauna Loa in Hawaii.

b. Dormant Volcanoes: Examples : Mt. Kilimanjaro in Africa and Mt. Fuji in Japan.

c. Extinct Volcanoes: Example: Mt. Kenya in Africa and Mt. Aconcagua in South America.

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