Mauna Loa

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Mauna Loa
Mauna Loa Volcano.jpg
Mauna Loa as seen frae the air; Hualālai is veesible in the backgrund
Heichest pynt
Elevation13,679 ft (4,169 m) [1]
Prominence7,079 ft (2,158 m) [1]
Coordinates19°28′46.3″N 155°36′09.6″W / 19.479528°N 155.602667°W / 19.479528; -155.602667Coordinates: 19°28′46.3″N 155°36′09.6″W / 19.479528°N 155.602667°W / 19.479528; -155.602667
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Parent rangeHawaiian Islands
Topo mapUSGS Mauna Loa
Age o rock700,000–1 million[2]
Muntain teepShield volcano
Volcanic arc/beltHawaiian-Emperor seamount chain
Last eruptionMairch tae Aprile 1984[2]
First ascentAuncient times
Easiest routeAinapo Trail

Mauna Loa (Hawaiian: [ˈmɐwnə ˈlowə]; Scots: Lang Moontain[3]) is ane o five volcanoes that form the Island o Hawaii in the U.S. state o Hawaiʻi in the Paceefic Ocean.

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  1. a b "Mauna Loa, Hawaii". Retrieved 12 December 2012.
  2. a b "Mauna Loa: Earth's Largest Volcano". Hawaiian Volcano ObservatoryUnited States Geological Service. 2 Februar 2006. Retrieved 9 December 2012.
  3. "Mauna Loa: Earth's Largest Volcano". USGS. 2 Februar 2006. Retrieved 21 October 2015.