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Transcript of Mt. Kilauea
Mt. Kilauea is located in Hawaii on the island of Big Island. The volcano is located on the southern shore. Its coordinates are 19° 25 15.95 N, 155° 17 12.34 W. The way that Mt. Kilauea got its location is because it was created when the Pacific tectonic plate moved over the Hawaiian Hotspot. A hotspot is a place where the rocks melt and generate magma.
Mt. Kilauea is also a shield volcano. A shield volcano is a type of volcano usually built almost entirely of fluid lava flows. HISTORY Mt. Kilauea was formed about 300,000- 600,000 years ago. It has been active ever since . It emerged from the sea from about 50,000 - 100,000 years ago. Mt. Kilauea was by several incremental collapses 500-210 years ago. It was also called Kilauea Caldera. By:
Tiffany R. Mt. Kilauea IT IS STILL
ACTIVE! Last Eruption
Mt. Kilauea's last
eruption was in
January 3, 1983. The impact of the last eruption wasn't very interesting. The only thing that happened was that the lava spewed out and created more land after it cooled. Mt. Kilauea last eruption http://www.tc.pbs.org/wnet/nature/files//home/wnetwp/webroot/wnet/wp-content/blogs.dir/3/files/2008/09/gal11.jpg
+ http://www.wallpowper.com/wallpaper/2012/08/18/volcano-kilauea-hawaii-mount-ruapehu-new-zealand-the-big-show-498295.jpg One FACT:
volcano. http://i2.squidoocdn.com/resize/squidoo_images/590/draft_lens19132118module156963654photo_1329223586aa-a--aa-.jpg Second Fact:
Kilauea is the
home of Pele,
volcano goddess. Third fact : Works Cited: There was an earthquake in the middle of the volcano. "Kīlauea." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 27 Apr. 2013. Web. 30 Apr. 2013. Images Citation: http://sincedutch.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/kilauea_ali_20101961351029853.jpg?w=598&h=399 Mt. Kilauea did not form on a tectonic plate boundary like most volcanoes. Instead it is located on a hotspot. A hotspot is an area where there is a mantle plume. http://sincedutch.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/kilauea_ali_20101961351029853.jpg?w=598&h=399 http://www.wallpowper.com/wallpaper/2012/08/18/volcano-kilauea-hawaii-mount-ruapehu-new-zealand-the-big-show-498295.jpg http://www.tc.pbs.org/wnet/nature/files//home/wnetwp/webroot/wnet/wpcontent/blogs.dir/3/files/2008/09/gal11.jpg http://i2.squidoocdn.com/resize/squidoo_images/590/draft_lens19132118module156963654photo_1329223586aa-a--aa-.jpg Video: Mt. Kilauea Project. YouTube, 19 June 2011. Web. 02 May 2013. <youtube.com/watch?v=vB2BcafaZBA>. Music: Premium Music. "PremiumMusic_-_Cinematic-Beautiful_Piano_Theme_Soundtrack(1).mp3--Length:02:36." Cinematic Beautiful Piano Theme. N.d. MP3. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K%C4%ABlauea