How Did Mauna Loa Form?


Mauna loa is the largest volcano on earth. It is believed that it has existed for hundreds of thousands of years but reached sea level around 400, 000 years ago. It was formed by volcanic activity under the sea floor. You can find more information here: http://en. wikipedia. org/wiki/Mauna_Loa
Q&A Related to "How Did Mauna Loa Form?"
It is on a hot spot
In most volcanic eruptions, several earthquakes generally hit an area before an eruption occurs. Mauna Loa is not different from other volcanoes in this respect. Thousands of earthquakes
Mauna Loa has been erupting for at least 100,000 years, possibly more. Thanks for asking!
Ocean beds were formed by glaciers moving and causing the huge crevices in the earth. The glaciers melted and filled up the ditches and now they are oceans!
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