Vicious Volcanoes

Mauna Loa (the worlds largest volcano ever world wide)

How To Be Safe During a Volcano

Here is how to stay safe during a volcanic eruption. First, stay as far away as you can from an active volcano. Keep goggles and a gas mask in an emergency kit. Know an evacuation route, and keep gas in the car.

History of Mauna Loa

Mauna Loa originated on Hawaii's big island.Mauna Loa erupted 33 times since 1843. The eruptions begin with a curtain of lava. In 1868 after one of Mauna Loa's eruption's it was said that it caused one of the biggest ever earthquakes.

Fun Facts

  • The last time Mauna Loa erupted was 1984.
  • The eruptions starts it begins with a curtain of lava.
  • The Summit Caldera contains a lava lake known as Halema `uma `u.

The Way it Originated

Mauna Loa is an active shield volcano and sits by his brother Mauna Kilauea. About 28 to 30 years ago,Mauna Loa started perfecting Hawaii's most sought after nut.

Mauna Loa's Brother

Mauna Kilauea is Mauna Loa's brother. Kilauea is a shield volcano on the big island of Hawaii. Kilauea is the youngest and most active volcano on the face of the earth.The summit Caldera contains a lava lake known as Halema `uma `u.