How Did Mauna Loa Form?

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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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The Mauna Loa shield volcano was formed after eruptions caused the lava to flow slowly, pooling at the base, increasing it's size. The eruptions spew lava from the cracks in the earth
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By a hotspot up under the ocean!
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The Mauna Loa caldera formed 1,000–1,500 years ago when a large eruption emptied out the
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Mauna Loa is classified as a dormant volcano and was formed by a hot spot under the ocean (as were all of the islands in the Hawaiian island chain). Source(s): self - lifelong Hawaii
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