Mauna Loa & Mount Pinatubo

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  • Created on: 11-04-14 10:32

Mauna Loa

  • The long sides descend to the sea floor adding 5,000m to it's above sea level height of 4,170m making it in total over 9,000m.
  • Forms half of the Big Island
  • Basaltic Magma is high temperature, very low in silica with a low gas content and very little explosive activity.
  • Lava fountains feeding lava


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