Posts Tagged ‘Mauna Loa’

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 […]


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 […]