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
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