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Description of Kīlauea Eruptions Started at a Very Opportune Time

The following is this week’s edition of “Volcano Watch” from the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.

William Ellis led a team of missionaries on a tour of the Island of Hawaiʻi starting on July 18, 1823, from the village of Kailua. 756 more words

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The Kahaualeʻa 2 Lava Flow Continues Its Slow, Erratic Advance

The following is this week’s edition of “Volcano Watch” from the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory:

For the past several years, the amount of lava erupting from Kīlauea’s East Rift Zone has been well below the long-term output rate established earlier in the Puʻu ʻŌʻō eruption. 762 more words

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The 1855–1856 Mauna Loa Lava Flow Nearly Devastated Hilo

The following is this week’s edition of Volcano Watch from the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory:

On the evening of August 11, 1855, Mauna Loa erupted from a location described as 1,000 to 2,000 ft below the summit of the volcano. 770 more words

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