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    1950 Volcano eruption in Mauna Loa The eruption in 1950 had caused a lot of damage to the city of Hilo. The city of Hilo is now built on the old lava that had flowed from the volcano. The volcano of Mauna Loa is located in Hawaii. There’s not many organisms like people or even animals that live near the volcano because, they now know that the volcano is active. The volcano rises about 13,680 ft above sea level. It is obviously very hot near the volcano because it has magma in it that is about 800 degrees F to 1300 degrees F. Mauna Loa covers more than 50% of Hawaii, also extending into Hilo. The eruption of Mauna Loa that had happened in 1950, The eruption that had happened in 1984 was even bigger than the eruption…

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    Module 6 Questions and Answers Module six focuses on the heating of Earth’s atmosphere. Utilizing the Mauna Loa Observatory’s website, along with numerous other resources, students were able to answer a group of questions. These questions asked about the current carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration in the atmosphere along with if it is the highest recorded in the past 450,000 years. Also, this module asks what sources humans are directly responsible for adding to the CO2 concentration and what…

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    Mauna Loa Volcano What volcano is referred to as the largest of the world? What is one of the most active volcanoes in the world? Thats right the Mauna Loa. The Mauna Loa rises 13,680 feet above sea level and in meters it is 4169.664 above sea level. The location of the Mauna Loa is on The Big Island, in Hawaii. It’s geographical coordinates are 19.4721 degrees north and 155.592 degrees west. The Mauna Loa volcanic activity started 700,000 to 1,000,000 years ago, around when it first…

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    (77 degrees Fahrenheit in the winter time and 82 degrees Fahrenheit in the summertime), and Hawaii is covered in palm trees that represent Hawaii. Hawaii is a wonderful place to go for a family vacation, a honeymoon, etc. because there are many things to do in Hawaii! For example, you can swim with dolphins on the islands of Hawaii, also you can snorkel, whale watch, golf, surf, take a helicopter and see the whole island, experience the Hawaiian culture, go to luaus, go hiking, go to the spa,…

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    The sky is dark, damp, and warm, the slight red undertones are glowing through the clouds. I never expected something like this to happen in my short lifetime, Mauna Loa was erupting for the first time in twenty-five years. I watched as the ash rained down on the roofs of nearby houses, coating the entire town in what could have been perceived as warm, black snow. I felt my heart rise into my throat, causing me to choke out a dry sob. I was twenty-one, I finally had a house, and now I was going…

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    The Keck Observatory in Maunakea, Hawaii has made some amazing discoveries over the years, making it one of the most powerful telescopes in the world. Hawaii is a perfect place to have an observatory because it is located on a 13,796 foot summit with very few city lights to pollute the sky around it (Keck, n.d.). Also, the atmosphere in Hawaii for the majority of the year is clear and dry offering the best look at the sky above us. According to Keck’s website, Keck Observatory consists of two…

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    When most travelers think of Hawaii they envision cascading waves, warm sunshine, sandy beaches, and balmy ocean breezes. In other words a perfect tropical getaway where your worries just float away on the current. However, there is a very real danger to living here. This is epically true if you reside or visit the Big Island, home of Mauna Kea, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and the Keck Observatory. Even though Mauna Kea is the largest volcano on Earth it remains dormant and possess very…

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    Big Island Tourism Analysis

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    island has a diverse flora and fauna and beautiful coral reefs to explore. Tourism on the Island There are a vast and diverse amount of activities provided for the visitors of the Big Island. The Big Island holds an array of amenities and natural spaces to suit anyone’s leisure and recreation preference. One could stay in a resort for a week, only leaving to go to the beach or shop. Another could take a trip to the Akaka Falls State Park to hike and see the Kahuna waterfalls. The Hawai’i…

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    Mauna Kea Research Paper

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    Mauna Kea is a volcano that is dormant that is located on the Big Island of Hawai’i and its name means “White Mountain”. Mauna Kea is known for having the world’s largest astronomical observatory. Currently there are thirteen telescopes that are located near the summit of Mauna Kea, nine of the telescopes are for optical and infrared astronomy, three of them are for submilllimeter wavelength astronomy and one is for radio astronomy. Mauna Kea is a unique site for astronomy because of the…

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    In order to ensure the macadamia kernel is delivered in the best possible condition to the customers, Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Corporation will provides and pays for the nitrogen flushed, vacuumed sealed laminated foil bags, in a fibre board carton. The style 2 macadamia nuts will use the 10 kg Cartons; therefore, 16216.20 kg of style 2 macadamia nuts require approximately 1622 cartons to fully fit in the standard ISO 20 ft container. Since I have purchased CFR (Cost and Freight), I am…

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