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- Kileaua Mauna loa Mauna kea Kohala - Match these four volcanoes...

- Kileaua Mauna loa Mauna kea Kohala - Match these four volcanoes to the best stage. 1) Early shield-building stage without a distinct volcano shape 2) Later shield-building stage with a classic shield volcano shape 3) Post-shield stage 4) Erosional stage

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Kileaua 

  • 2) Later shield-building stage with a classic shield volcano shape 

 

Mauna loa 

  •  1) Early shield-building stage without a distinct volcano shape 

 

Mauna kea 

  • 3) Post-shield stage

 

Kohala 

  •  4) Erosional stage

 

Step-by-step explanation

Kilauea 

  • is a young stage 4
  •  Later shield-building stage with a classic shield volcano shape 
  • it is an active shield volcano in the Islands of Hawaii.
  •  Historically, it is the most active of the five volcanoes that together form the island 
  • it is located along the southeastern shore of the island
  • it is between 210,000 and 280,000 years old and emerged above sea level about 100,000 years ago. 
  • Its most recent eruption began on September 29, 2021.

Mauna loa 

  • Early shield-building stage without a distinct volcano shape 
  • it is the largest active volcano on the planet. 
  •  it is the quintessential shield volcano in its shape— signified by broad, rounded slopes. 
  •  makes up roughly 51% of Hawaiʻi Island and stands 13,678 feet (4,170 m) above sea level.

Mauna kea 

  • Post-shield stage
  •  Volcano that Once Hosted Glaciers. 
  • Northeast flank, Mauna Kea, Hawai'i. Prominent cone, middle center is Pu'u Kanakaleonui (9,649 ft). 
  • this and other cones stretching to summit are part of Laupahoehoe Volcanics erupted 70,000 years ago.

Kohala 

  •  Erosional stage
  • it is a shield volcano cut by multiple deep gorges, which are the product of thousands of years of erosion. 
  • Unlike the typical symmetry of other Hawaiian volcanoes, it is shaped like a foot.