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Dating Lava Flows on Mauna Loa Volcano, Hawaii

Grades: 3-12
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For hundreds of thousands of years, lava flows have created intricate patterns on the slopes of Hawaiʻi's Mauna Loa volcano. Until the mid-1970s ...

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NOVA"Hawaiʻi: Born of Fire"


Adapted from NOVA: "Hawaiʻi: Born of Fire," a co-production with Peace River Films. Animation courtesy of Salvatore Raciti. Music courtesy of Mason Daring.

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