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    volcanoes

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    we dive into the underworld of volcanoes. To understand volcanoes, we must start with the basics. What is a volcano? According to the American Heritage dictionary it is an opening in the earth’s crust through which moment lava, ash, and gases are ejected. Volcanoes are divided into three types, by how much activity they show. Those three types are active, extinct, and dormant. If a volcano is active it means there is a possibility of eruption at any time. Extinct volcanoes are those that have not

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    Mauna Loa Research Paper

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    Loa is an active shield volcano located on the island of Hawaii. Known and recognized for its incredible size and massive eruptions, Mauna Loa is one of five major volcanoes that form the island of Hawaii. Mauna Loa has been historically considered the largest volcano on Earth, and it seems that it will stay that way for a while! With a volume estimated at a whopping 75,028 kilometers, a peak of about 37 meters, and a height of 13,678 kilometers, Mauna Loa is one big bad volcano! Mauna Loa was discovered

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    Bums

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    Bums are cool dfsjhfajks hthalksjhaf jkshf sldjfhajeklrh tja hsjdfhajrhl jhsdfjashjhwreuisdhjcsbdr awejfhsadhr wsfhfajrej fsudyfjweb hcvszlhjwerhf jsnf Viewing an erupting volcano is a memorable experience; one that has inspired fear, superstition, worship, curiosity, and fascination throughout the history of mankind. The active Hawaiian volcanoes have received special attention worldwide because of their frequent spectacular eruptions, which can be viewed and studied with a relative ease and safety

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    The Mauna Loa Volcano

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    The Mauna Loa Volcano The Mauna Loa volcano is located in Hawaii and means "Long Mountain" in Hawaiian. It is a giant, basaltic shield volcano. It is one of the largest volcanoes and mountains in the world and has been called the "monarch of mountains". It has an estimated volume of 9,600 cubic miles and takes up half the land of Hawaii. It extends about 120 km starting from the southern tip of the island to the northern region. It is 97 km (60 miles) long, 48 km (30 miles) wide, and is 8,742

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    cause mass disruption to human life but neither weather event has had the potential to create mass destruction like an active volcano. Hawaii is home to a chain of volcanoes. Although majority of Hawaii’s volcanoes are inactive, there’s a monster living the belly of Hawaii’s “Big Island” waiting to unleash any moment. Hawaii is home to Mauna Loa, Earth’s largest active volcano. Mauna Loa or “ Long Mountain” Covers almost half of Hawaii’s big islands. The Mountain is estimated to be about sixty miles

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    Kiueea And The Volcanoes

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    Kilauea is the youngest volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii. Still active, there have been 34 eruptions since 1983. Kilauea is a shield volcano, meaning it covers a wide range of area, and has sloping sides. Kilauea is usually confused as being a smaller part to the neighboring Mauna Loa volcano, but it has it’s own lava flow system which makes it special to the Hawaiian islands. The history of eruptions from Kilauea is lengthy and the volcano’s name actually means, “spewing.” The oldest documented

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    Lava Flows

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    Lava Flows There are two types of lava flows, free flowing mobile lava and slow moving viscous lava. Free flowing mobile (basaltic) lava creates a vent and spreads to produce large broad cones called shield volcanoes. The slow moving viscous (rhyolite) lava creates a narrow steep-sided cone due to a different chemical composition to basalt and this makes the lava flows more slowly down the cone side. My Aims My aims are to investigate the factors affecting Lava Flows. There are

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    My topic of discussion is the black sand that one will find one the beautiful Hawaiian Islands. There are many different black beaches around the world. Since there are so many volcanoes, the state of Hawaii is always reshaping and creating more beautiful features. To people that have never seen black sand. They also fantasize about how beautiful the beach is. I myself, although I have never personally seen black sand, had the pleasure of talking with an individual that had. She vacationed with

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    Moving Forward

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    Daughtress while firing two rounds and then used the other arm to swing its sword. “Tch.” The Tieren’s Fighter clicked his tongue when the Daughtress expertly dodged the two beam shots by doing a spinning maneuver and gracefully blocked the sword with its shield like a ballet dancer. She did all this without missing a beat. The Daughtress then went down on one knee and launched itself to shoulder tackle the Tieren, sending it flying and bouncing on the ground. Wasting no time, the Daughtress took aim at the

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    Warfare of the Middle Ages

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    A weapon is an extension of your body, it can be strong, fast, silent, deadly, powerful and much more. In medieval times weapons and armor such as swords and shields were all key parts in winning battles. The middle ages started after the Roman Empire fell in 476 by barbarians, and the Middle Ages took place in Europe. It started in the 5th century and ended in 15th century. The Middle Ages were dark and dangerous times full of war and many battles took place and there were many different weapons

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