Cinder Cone Volcanoes: What are they? How do they form?
Cinder Cone Volcano: A photograph of Parícutin, the world's most famous cinder cone. It erupted and grew between 1943 and 1952 and is loed near the city of Uruapan, Mexico. Today it is a volcano that is 1,391 feet in height and surrounded by about 90 square miles of lava flows.