The Wild 35-Year History of Hawaii’s Constantly Erupting Volcano

Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano has been spewing lava into residential neighborhoods in the southeastern corner of the Big Island since it erupted on Thursday, May 3, destroying 26 homes. Like many other Hawaiian volcanoes, Kilauea is a shield volcano that emits fluid basalt lava and is defined by its broad dome shape, rather than a steep […]

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