Archive for the ‘Hawaii Volcanoes National Park’ Category


Latest Kilauea Eruption: Born 1983 – Died 2018?

This August 11, 2018, aerial view of Kīlauea Volcano’s south caldera shows how the summit was changed by the collapse events that occurred between the end of May and August 2. The bright white line circles the outline of Halema‘uma‘u as it was before the onset of the 2018 collapses. Kilauea’s Latest Eruption Began In […]

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Mauna Kea – NASA View

When you are on the Big Island, you can frequently see Mauna Kea from the land, but this is how the mountain looks from space… Photo Credit: NASA – This astronaut photograph was acquired on November 1, 2015. Location: Island of Hawai‘i Latitude: 19.82° N Longitude: 155.47° W Elevation: 4,207 (m) 13,803 (f) Volcano type: Shield Composition: Basalt Most recent eruption: Between […]

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Kīlauea Volcano Eruption Update – Video

October 2018 Update: The National Park Service created an eruption update video about Kilauea eruption update of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō , Halema‘uma‘u and the East Rift Zone in lower Puna.

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18 US Volcanoes as ‘Very High Threat’ (Kilauea #1)

Your Favorite Volcanos Are Beautiful… And (Very) Dangerous: Kilauea is the most dangerous volcano in the United States. Mauna Loa is #16. Not to be left out, Hualalai comes in at #23. USGS scientists have classified 18 U.S. volcanoes as “very high threat”  because of what’s been happening inside them and how close they are […]

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