Mauna Loa


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Mauna Lo·a

 (lō′ə)
An active volcano, 4,169 m (13,679 ft) high, on the island of Hawaii south of Mauna Kea.
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Mauna Loa

(ˈmaʊnɑː ˈləʊɑː)
n
(Placename) an active volcano in Hawaii, on S central Hawaii island. Height: 4171 m (13 684 ft)
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mau•na lo•a

(ˈmaʊ nə ˈloʊ ə, ˈmɔ nə)
n., pl. mauna lo•as.
a vine, Canavalia microcarpa, of the legume family, naturalized in Hawaii, having pink or lavender flowers used in leis.
[after Mauna Loa]

Mau′na Lo′a

(ˈloʊ ə)
n.
an active volcano on the island of Hawaii, in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. 13,680 ft. (4170 m).
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Noun1.mauna loa - an active volcano on south central Hawaii IslandMauna Loa - an active volcano on south central Hawaii Island
Hawaii Island, Hawaii - the largest and southernmost of the Hawaii islands; has several volcanic peaks
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It extended in between Mauna Koa and Mauna Loa, and it was there I learned to shoot goats and wild cattle.
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On "the Moon"An eleven-metre-wide space, built at 2,500 metres above sea level, shared by an international team on the Mauna Loa volcano in Hawaii.
Since 1958, the research observatory at Mauna Loa in Hawaii, has been continuously monitoring and collecting data on the chemical composition of the atmosphere.
Professor Richard Betts of the Met Office Hadley Centre said: "Since 1958, monitoring at the Mauna Loa observatory in Hawaii has registered around a 30% increase in the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.
The coldest places on the Hawaiian island chain are not on the very summits of its tallest volcanoes, Mauna Kea (19.82[degrees]N; 4,207 m) and Mauna Loa (19.48[degrees]N; 4,169 m), but within craters and caves with perennial ice.
Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Corp. voluntarily recalled all items produced from its facility in Keaau, Hawaii, over a potential E.
From the summit of Mauna Loa volcano, 20 miles away, cameras photographed an anvil-shaped plume billowing on the horizon.
Wallace was previously the executive vice president at Royal Hawaiian Macadamia Nut and formerly served as president of Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut until 2001.