Thread: Fantasy Worlds
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Old 04-02-2019, 03:52 PM   #26
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Default Re: Fantasy Worlds

Originally Posted by RyanW View Post
Olympus Mons is a shield volcano with a steep escarpment, but that was produced when the volcano got so large its expansion was more snowplow than accumulation.
Exactly. In this case much of the upthrust is from what is contained inside/under the volcano, in is main magma chamber.
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