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Mauna Lo·a

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)
(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)
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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From the summit of Mauna Loa volcano, 20 miles away, cameras photographed an anvil-shaped plume billowing on the horizon.
Intended to last eight months, the sixth simulated mission started on February 15 on the Mauna Loa volcano in Hawaii, at an altitude of 2,500 metres.
NASA has worked with the University of Hawaii to send several small teams of people into a Mars habitat simulation at the Mauna Loa volcano. In the ( most recent of those missions , a crew of six went into isolation for eight months - no internet access, with a 20-minute communication delay between themselves and their support staff and an airlock they had to use when venturing outside onto the slopes of the volcano.
Payler, along with three other men and two women, lived 8,500 feet above sea level on the barren north slope of the Mauna Loa volcano - chosen as its terrain roughly resembles that of Mars.
HI-SEAS is located 8500 feet above sea level on the barren slope of the Mauna Loa volcano, which was chosen as its terrain roughly resembles that of Mars.
The next day I'm in a Tropical Winter-Dry Zone where some of the world's best coffee is grown long the Big Island's famed Kona coffee belt, which consists of some 600 small farms, most of them in single-digit acreage, on the slope of Mauna Loa volcano.