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Mount Kilauea on the Big Island of Hawaii is a shield volcano. Its continuous lava flow since 1983 is a defining characteristic of a shield volcano. More »

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Mount Kilauea is located on the Big Island of Hawaii. One of the largest active volcanoes in the world, the mountain has been constantly erupting for more than 30 years. The volcano itself is estimated to be 600,000 year... More »

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Mount Etna has erupted over 200 times since its first noted eruption in 1500 B.C. Mount Etna is the largest and most active volcano in Europe. More »

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Kilauea, the largest volcano in the Hawaiian Islands, has affected the people who live in close proximity to it since humans first came to live on Hawaii. Kilauea is still active. It has been erupting constantly since 19... More »

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Mount Kilauea is located on the Big Island of Hawaii. One of the largest active volcanoes in the world, the mountain has been constantly erupting for more than 30 years. The volcano itself is estimated to be 600,000 year... More »

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Mauna Loa is the world's largest volcano and is located on the Big Island of Hawaii. While considered dormant, the volcano has erupted 33 times since its first recorded eruption in 1843, according to the U.S. Geological ... More »

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A mainly basaltic type of lava is produced by Kilauea during a typical eruption. This extruded molten material is characterized by low concentrations of silica and high melting temperatures. Compared to rhyolitic lava, b... More »

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