A monogenetic volcanic field is a volcanic field of small, scattered volcanic vents. A volcanic field is a spot of the Earth 's crust that is prone to localized Volcanic activity These volcanic fields, containing numerous monogenetic volcanoes, are noted for having only one short eruptive event at each vent, as opposed to regular volcanoes that have several eruptions from the same vent over a long period in their history, Mount Vesuvius being an example. Plate tectonics and hotspots Divergent plate boundaries At the Mount Vesuvius (in Italian Monte Vesuvio and in Latin Mons Vesuvius) is an active Stratovolcano east of Naples Monogenetic fields occur only where the magma supply to the volcano is low or where vents are not close enough or large enough to develop plumbing systems for continuous feeding of magma. Magma (Plurals magmas and magmata) is molten rock that sometimes forms beneath the surface of the Earth (or any other Terrestrial planet Monogenetic volcanic fields can provide snapshots of the underlying region beneath the surface, and may be useful in studying the generation of magma and the composition of the mantle since the single eruption produced would match that of the chamber it erupted from.
Some types of volcanoes include cinder cones, shield volcanoes, tuff cones and maars. A cinder cone or scoria cone is a steep conical Hill of volcanic fragments that accumulate around and downwind from a Volcanic vent. A shield volcano is a large Volcano with shallow-sloping sides Phreatomagmatic eruptions are defined as juvenile forming eruptions as a result of interaction between water and Magma. A maar is a broad low- Relief Volcanic crater that is caused by a Phreatomagmatic eruption, an Explosion caused by Groundwater
Examples of monogenetic volcanic fields:
Parícutin (or Volcán de Parícutin also accented Paricutín by locals to more closely match the pronunciation of the native Purepecha name Parhicutini or spelled unaccented Michoacán formally Michoacán de Ocampo (from Nahuatl Michhuacān "place of the fishermen" is one of the 31 constituent states The United Mexican States ( or commonly Mexico (ˈmɛksɪkoʊ () is a federal constitutional Republic in North America. A polygenetic volcanic field is a Volcanic field of scattered volcanic vents