REVIEW OF LITERATURE INTRODUCTION-History of Kilauea Kilauea has been constantly erupting since 1983 and has not stopped! It is around 4,000 feet tall or 1,219 meters above sea level. It is part of the main land of Hawaii and takes up about fourteen percent of the land. By 1995 five-hundred acres were covered with cooled lava which is within twelve years or eruption. When Kilauea was formed it was formed by a hotspot which is when hot magma breaks through the center plate.
The volcano i choose to research goes by the name of Mauna Loa. Mauna Loa translates to “Long Mountain” in the hawaiian language. Mauna is the largest volcano in the world and covers about half of the island. Mauna Loa is also one of the earth 's most active volcanoes, It has erupted about 40 times since its first recorded eruption around 1843 and scientist predict it will erupt again. Mauna Loa is located in Hawaii near Hilo the largest city in Hawaii. The absolute location of mauna loa is 19.4795 degrees north and 155.6027 degrees west. Mauna Loa is a shield volcano. A shield volcano is a mountain that has a gentle slope that produces a large amount of fluid lava normally. The lava turns explosive if water gets through the vents of the volcano.
Mt. Pinatubo and Mt. St. Helens are two powerful volcanoes located in different economical settings. Mt. Pinatubo is located in an LEDC, this country is known as the Philippines. Mt. St. Helens is located in the United States of America. Volcanoes often cause worldwide issues and distress when they erupt causing large economic struggles and battles for people’s lives. Mt. Pinatubo is located in Botolan in the Philippines.
Volcano’s Have you ever wondered how deadly a volcano is? They can be one of the deadliest natural disasters ever because of the harsh winds. They are formed from tectonic plates and there are 3 different types. Mt.Tambora is one of the worst ever.
The Hawaiian Islands are an incredible place to visit and explore. I have visited there twice now, and the sights are amazing. This assignment came up right after I got back from my last trip, and one thing that had my interest while I was there was the islands’ formations. Flying in the first time, I enjoyed being able to see the islands come into view after being over water for 6 hours. Doing snorkeling adventures, I visited Molokini Crater.
A famous and notorious place for Night Marchers sightings on the leeward side of Oahu, is Kaena point. Located near the end of Makaha, Ka’ena Point is believed to be the place where all the spirits of Hawaii jump off the leaping rock into the next dimension. Hawaiian historian, Lopaka Kapanui, is a well known supernatural tour guide of Hawaii. Showing haunted places, and telling his own stories he experienced, he once took a group of tourist out to Ka 'ena Point to talk about the Night Marchers, and the respect to show them in an encounter with one. During his tour down Ka’ena Point, Lopaka didn 't take notice that the night he was carrying out his tour on Night Marchers, was the night of no moon.
Yet Hawaii Island is the most youthful in the Hawaiian chain, a negligible 800,000 years of age. This is likewise home to Maunakea which is the tallest ocean mountain on the planet, with a summit that stands 13,796 feet above ocean level, and ascends more than 32,000 feet from its base on the sea floor, making it taller than Mt. Everest. Maunaloa is the most enormous mountain on the planet, covering a large portion of the island. In any case,
In Hawaiian Haleakala means “House of the sun.” Haleakala National Park is located in the island of Maui, Hawaii. “Maui’s two eroded volcanoes, Haleakala and West Maui, were once part of a large volcanic massif made up of six major volcanoes. When sea level was lower, during the coldest times of the Pleistocene Epoch, the six volcanoes formed one island.” Haleakala is a part of the Kea trend of volcanoes that includes West Maui, Mauna Kea and Kohala volcanoes.
The most famous volcano in the world (Vesuvius) Mount Vesuvius is a volcanic mountain that is located east of the city of Naples and it considered as the only rebellious volcano in Europe as well as other volcanoes in the Italian islands. This volcano is famous by its eruption in 79 AD, which led to the destruction and burial of the Romanian cities Pompeii and Herculaneum and several other settlements, and continued for 16 years. The volcano buried the city with ash for 1,600 years until it was discovered in the eighteenth century. The volcano eruption begins in the afternoon of August 24 in 79, causing mounting clouds of smoke covered the sun and turned day into total darkness.
Overall Summary: Mount Vesuvius is the most famous volcano in history for it eruption in 79 A.D. It is a stratovolcano located in the Gulf of Naples which is in Campania, Italy. It is 4,203 feet tall and 17,000 years old. Its most famous eruption was in 79 A.D.
No visit to Honolulu is complete without a meal at Treetops Restaurant. The popular eatery is renowned for its authentic Hawaiian food at the scenic Paradise Park. The picturesque location offers guests exemplary views, and that’s something the restaurant’s team encourages all visitors to experience while they’re in Hawaii.
These tectonic plates are everywhere, under everything from the biggest mountain to the smallest hill. Though it is infrequent, volcanoes have been known to cause tsunamis. It happens when to volcano begins to erupt, but instead of coming out from the top of the volcano a lateral blast shoots out from the side. Next, a quickly moving avalanche of lava pours into the water near it causing the wave to travel to distant coastlines (Springer, 2005).
Mount St. Helens eruption - May 18th 1980 __________________________________________ INTRODUCTION Mount St. Helens is one of fifteen volcanoes located in the Cascade Range, a mountain range that extends southward from Mount Garibaldi, British Columbia, through Washington and Oregon to Lassen Peak in Northern California. The Cascade Range volcanoes, along with the Alaskan volcanoes, comprise the North-American section of the Pacific Ring of Fire (1), a long horseshoe shaped chain of volcanoes and tectonic fault lines that delineates the North Pacific ocean in its entirety and circumscribes a number of tectonic plates, including the Pacific, Cocos, Philippine, Nazca and Juan de Fuca plates and marks the perimeter of several continental plates
Mt. Vesuvius is one of the world’s most dangerous volcanoes. Mt. Vesuvius erupted on August 24,1944. The eruption was catastrophic. There was molten and pumice at a rate of 1.5 million per second. It is estimated that about six inches of ash fell every hour.
If this is the way you want to spend a few days of vacation, Haleakala National Park is the place for you. Between its spectacular scenery, camping and hiking, and having the most endangered animals out of the entire National Park Service (Scenic), there is something for every nature lover to enjoy at Haleakala National Park. Haleakala National Park is located on the island of Maui in Hawaii. Hawaii is approximately 2,500 miles from California and has one of the most isolated populations in the world. Hawaii is the fiftieth state in the United States and consists of