A Comparison Of Mauna Loa

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The volcano I pick was Mt Mauna Loa. This volcano has erupted about 32 times

for the eruption of 1984. Mauna Loa is about 600,000- 1 million years old and

hasn’t erupted as much as Kilauea and when it erupts it produces huge rivers of

lava and threatens towns nearby. Mauna Loa is the second tallest volcano in the

world. The elevation is 13,679 feet high. Mauna Loa has 2 trails to get to the top,

which is Ancient times (First Ascent) and Ainapo (Easiest Route). The last time it

erupted was in 1984. Mauna Loa is a shield volcano which traditionally it doesn’t

produce a lot of violent eruption. It began by a slow 3-year period of a slow

increase of an earthquake beneath the volcano. It started on March 25, 1984

between 1:25 and

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