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Volcano Calendar 2019
: We're proud to present our 2019 volcano calendar: 13 different and attractive images of volcanoes, volcanic landscapes and phenomena taken during volcano tours over the past few years.
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Mauna Kea volcan
Shield volcano 4205 m / 13,796 ft
United States, Hawaiian Islands, 19.82°N / -155.47°WCondition actuelle
: normal / en sommeil
(1 sur 5) | ReportsMauna Kea livres | Tours
Style éruptif tipique
: unspecifiedEruptions du volcan Mauna Kea
: 2460 BC ± 100 years
|Heure||Mag. / Depth||Distance||Location|
|Wed, 10 Jul 2019|
|Wed, 10 Jul 23:02 UTC||M 2.2 / 34.5 km||27 km||10km WSW of Honoka'a, Hawaii (USA)|
|Fri, 5 Jul 2019|
|Fri, 5 Jul 03:22 UTC||M 1.7 / 16.1 km||11 km||30km SSE of Waimea, Hawaii (USA)|
Mauna Kea, Hawaii's highest volcano, reaches 4205 m, only 35 m above its neighbor, Mauna Loa. In contrast to Mauna Loa, Mauna Kea lacks a summit caldera and is capped by a profusion of cinder cones and pyroclastic deposits. Mauna Kea's rift zones are less pronounced than on neighboring volcanoes, and the eruption of voluminous, late-stage pyroclastic material has buried much of the early basaltic shield volcano, giving the volcano a steeper and more irregular profile. This transition took place about 250,000 to 200,000 years ago, and much of Mauna Kea, whose Hawaiian name means "White Mountain," was constructed during the Pleistocene. Its age and high altitude make it the only Hawaiian volcano with glacial moraines. A road that reaches a cluster of astronomical observatories on the summit also provides access to seasonal tropical skiing. The latest eruptions at Mauna Kea produced a series of cinder cones and lava flows from vents on the northern and southern flanks during the early to mid Holocene.
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Mauna Kea volcano, partly in clouds, Big Island, Hawaii (Photo: Janka)
A wide view overlooking the dry and deserted terrain of Mauna Kea volcano, Big island, Hawaii (Photo: Janka)
Cinder cone in the mountain region of Mauna Kea volcano, Big Island, Hawaii (Photo: Janka)
Sunset at the slopes of Mauna Kea volcano, Big Island, Hawaii (Photo: Janka)
Beautiful red cinder cone on Mauna Kea volcano, Big Island, Hawaii (Photo: Janka)
Extension day 3: View towards Mauna Kea, the highest volcano on the Big Island and the only one which is known to have been glaciated (Photo: Ingrid Smet)
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Volcano Special expedition
: Special tour to see the ongoing eruption of Shivleuch volcano. Max 6 participants, 5 nights on location, accompanied by our team and local volcanologists. Sign up deadline Sun 24 Feb 2019!
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: Volcanoes & Earthquakes - our new free App for Android shows the latest earthquakes and active volcanoes on a map and as list, as well as volcano news from all the world. You can filter the data shown in various ways, e.g. by magnitude or age of earthquakes, the distance from your location, the status of volcanoes and so on.
Batu Tara photos
: A remote island in the Flores Sea of Indonesia formed by a single volcano that has been in strong strombolian eruption for years. We regularly lead expeditions to there where we camp several days to observe it.
Blue flames of burning sulfur
: Ijen volcano in East Java has one of the most impressive sulfur deposits on earth. They are so hot that the sulfur often ignites - a mysterious display at night caught on camera.