Mauna Loa


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Mauna Loa is atleast 18,000 cubic miles (75,000 km3) in volume. And over 4 kilometers above sea level. Measured from its base on the ocean floor it reaches above 8 kilometres making it the tallest mountain on earth, but not the highest. Which is Mount Everest.

Measured from sea level Mauna Loa is 4,169 meters high. It is also one of the largest volcanoes measuring 60 miles long and 30 miles wide.

LOCATION


Mauna Loa is located in Hawaii.This volcano, makes up 50.5 of one of the largest Hawaiian island. It is surrounded by small towns and settlements.