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Volcanic Eruptions in Hawaii

Introduction...

Kilauea Volcano
This is the youngest volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii, and it is one of the most active volcanoes in the world.
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Mauna Loa Volcano
This huge volcano covers half of the Big Island of Hawaii. It has erupted 33 times since its first documented eruption in 1843, and its most recent eruption was in 1984. It is still considered an active volcano.

Mauna Kea
This volcano located on the north coast of the Big Island is the tallest volcano in Hawaii. It probably began forming about 1 million years ago, and its most recent eruption was probably between 4,000 and 6,000 years ago.

Hualalai
This volcano on the west central coast of the Big Island is the third most active volcano on that island. Hualalai last erupted in the early 1800's, but many scientists believe it is likely to to erupt again one day.

Kohala
This volcanoon the northwest tip of the Big Island is the oldest volcano on that island. It emerged above sea level about 500,000 years ago and it last erupted about 120,000 years ago.

Lo'ihi
This Hawaii's youngest active undersea volcano. It is located on the sea floor south of Kilauea, about 30 miles off shore.

East Maui Volcano (Haleakala)
This volcano on the island of Maui is considered domant, since it last erupted sometime between 1500 and 1800, but it is not yet considered extinct.

Other Hawaiian Volcanoes
-Maui - West Maui Volcano
-Oahu - Koolau Volcano
-Oahu - Waianae Volcano
-Kahoolawe Volcano
-Lanai Volcano
-Molokai - West Molokai Volcano
-Molokai - East Molokai Volcano
-Kauai Volcano
-Niihau Volcano



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