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Unformatted text preview: D. The majority of volcanic activity is on Hawaii E. Once volcanic eruptions begin, they are very contained in area and eruptive peaks; considered very safe F. Three (3) volcanic edifices in Hawaii 1. Kilowea - has a big hole in the middle with little pits that are very active 2. Maunakea 3. Mauna Loa G. The noise of flowing, cooled lava sounds like someone's breaking glass everywhere H. Basaltic lava forms shapes that look like rope; it turns into a molasses type consistency; lowest viscousity (not sticky) I. Lava from Hawaii in around 100 years will be very easily healthy for vegetation whereas in Iceland the lava will not due to the climate J. Drain vac- lava flows down into this hole...
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- Spring '99
- Volcano, Mantle plume, volcanic activity, H. Basaltic lava, A. Intra-plate volcanism