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The Amazing Mauna Loa

Harper Gladysz
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Madeleine Student

on 31 January 2013

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Get ready to learn about Hawaii's biggest super-volcano! The Amazing World of Mauna Loa Wrapping it up. Mauna Loa is a shield volcano. Mauna Loa is in its mature stage of life, being 1,000,000 years old! Mauna Loa is a threat to many places in Hawaii, but especially to a little town called Hilo. Mauna Loa is a huge super-volcano. The volcano is very active. Mauna Loa is an active volcano, but not as active as its neighbors The giant volcanoes' eruptions are usually massive, producing large rivers of lava. It has made a 8km depression in the ocean floor where it sits. Almost 90% of Mauna Loa is covered on lava less that 4,000 years old. About 15% is covered in lava about 15,000 years old. Mauna Loa has high volume lava. It rises 13,680 ft above sea level Mauna Loa means "Long Mountian" One volcano, Mt. Kilauea, which is fairly small compared to it What is Mauna Loa? It is 4,170m above sea level Well, I hope you enjoyed my prezi. Here is a little video of Mauna Loa. Some pics! Here are my sources http://hvo.wr.usgs.gov/maunaloa/ http://www.volcanodiscovery.com/maunaloa.html http://www.soest.hawaii.edu/GG/HCV/maunaloa.html http://www2.edc.org/sciencequest/2001/sq0110360/largest.html https://sites.google.com/a/chadwickschool.org/earth-science-news2/volcanoes/v-15 http://www.bigislandvideonews.com/2012/10/25/dueling-volcanoes-mauna-loa-kilauea-connection-explained/ http://www.geo-logic.org/Volcanology/Mauna%20Loa.htm
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