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Volcanism in Hawaii

Volcanism in Hawaii

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Books and Open-File Reports Section, U.S. Geological Survey in Washington, Denver, CO .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Hawaii.
    • Subjects:
    • Volcanism -- Hawaii.,
    • Volcanic ash, tuff, etc. -- Hawaii.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Robert W. Decker, Thomas L. Wright, and Peter H. Stauffer.
      SeriesU.S. Geological Survey professional paper ;, 1350
      ContributionsDecker, Robert W. 1927-, Wright, Thomas L. 1935-, Stauffer, Peter H.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE524 .V65 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. (xiii, 1667 p.) :
      Number of Pages1667
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2343278M
      LC Control Number86600292

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Kids’ Books Set in Hawaii: Read About Volcanoes. Hawaiian Legends of Volcanoes by W.D. Westervelt Now, science can explain the inner workings of a volcano but before all the technology advances, Hawaiians were explaining volcanoes with myth and stories.

Read the interesting explanations handed down through generations. Earthquakes in Hawaii are byproducts of volcanism; almost all of them occur beneath or near the island of Hawaii and its active volcanoes. Traveltimes of longitudinal waves indicate that the Mohorovicic discontinuity is depressed only a few kilometers beneath the Hawaiian Ridge, where it lies about 15 km below sea level.

Volcanism, any of various processes and phenomena associated with the surficial discharge of molten rock, pyroclastic fragments, or hot water and steam, including volcanoes, geysers, and fumaroles.

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