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Lovely Hawaii and its volcanoes
June 3, 2010 1:17 PM   Subscribe

Oh cool, a thermal video of a Hawaiian volcano. More cool, but non thermal, video of another volcano in Hawaii. Another awesome geographical happening in you know where. Wow, the place is a hotspot for shield volcanoes, even has its own observatory.
posted by Brandon Blatcher (12 comments total) 3 users marked this as a favorite

I like volcanos.
posted by MrMoonPie at 1:27 PM on June 3, 2010

You know that third link, of Mauna Loa, is fake, right?
posted by MrMoonPie at 1:33 PM on June 3, 2010 [1 favorite]

Not that I'll be alive, but it will be interesting to see if Loihi forms its own island, or adds to the size of the Big Island.
posted by Danf at 1:39 PM on June 3, 2010

Do you have a link confirming that? I just want to be sure, before asking the mods to delete or change it, thanks!
posted by Brandon Blatcher at 1:39 PM on June 3, 2010

What's all this nonsense I hear about volcano monitoring?
posted by darkstar at 1:41 PM on June 3, 2010

Mauna Loa doesn't look anything like that. Plus, it's not spelled Maua Lua.
posted by MrMoonPie at 1:45 PM on June 3, 2010

I've asked the mods to swap out that link for another, thanks for the heads up MrMoonPie!
posted by Brandon Blatcher at 1:51 PM on June 3, 2010

Shouldn't you call it "Hawaii is on fire?"
posted by mccarty.tim at 2:24 PM on June 3, 2010

That Halemaumau Crater thermal video looks like a heartbeat! Ahhhh ... Pele

Pele Dancing, Oli to Pele, legends of Pele
posted by Surfurrus at 2:25 PM on June 3, 2010

Also ... Volcanos 101.

And ... why geothermal energy from the volcano is a controversy in Hawai'i ... and a "success". The sharing of mana'o continues.
posted by Surfurrus at 2:45 PM on June 3, 2010

Video update today on Kilauea -- recent land closures near the active lava flow
posted by Surfurrus at 2:59 PM on June 3, 2010

God, I love Hawai'i.
posted by bwg at 2:03 AM on June 4, 2010

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