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The Largest Volcano EVER Just Cracked Open The Earth!

This is a map of Hawaii, an island state in the Western United States located two thousand miles from the U.S Mainland.

Hawaii comprises almost all of the Hawaiian archipelago and is home to the Mauna Loa, which is possibly the greatest Volcano on earth. Besides Mauna Loa, there are four other volcanoes that make up the island of Hawaii.

These include Kohala, Mauna Kea, Hualalai and Kilauea. The five shield volcanoes erupted somewhat sequentially in the past and now Kohala is extinct, Mauna Kea and Hualalai lie dormant whereas Mauna Loa and Kilauea are active.

These are also part of the Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park. Geological evidence has suggested that two ancient shields named Ninole and Kulai were buried by the young and active Mauna Loa.

Nowadays geologists consider these “outcrops” a part of the earlier building of Mauna Loa which accounts for more than half of the island’s surface area.

Since Kilauea and Mauna Loa are still active, the island of Hawaii is continuously growing. Mauna Loa is the largest subaerial Volcano, not just in mass but also in volume.

The only historically known volcano bigger than Mauna Loa is the Tamu Massif, an extinct submarine shield Volcano located in the northwest Pacific ocean

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