The Active Volcano in Hawaii; Mauna Kea -

The Mauna Kea volcano is the tallest volcano and mountain on the planet, rising a total of 33,496 feet from the ocean floor. And, despite what some people might think, this volcano is indeed still . It last erupted a little more than 4,000 years ago and will certainly erupt again.

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[1] U.S. Geological Survey
[2] Hawaiian Volcano Observatory
[3] U.S. Geological Survey, “Post-Caldera Volcanism and Crater Lake”,
[4] U.S. Geological Survey, “Carrizozo Lava Flow”,
[5] Sherrod, D.R., Sinton, J.M., Watkins, S.E., and Brunt, K.M., 2021, Geologic map of the State of Hawaiʻi: U.S.
Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 3143, pamphlet 72 p., 5 sheets, scales 1:100,000 and 1:250,000,
[6] Sherrod, D.R., Robinson, J.E., Sinton, J.M., Watkins, S.E., and Brunt, K.M., 2021,
Geologic map database to accompany geologic map of the State of Hawaii: U.S. Geological Survey data release,
[7] Outlines of each volcano were sourced from a graphic by: NPS, U.S. Geological Survey, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, Public Domain,

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