an active volcano on the Island of Hawaii: the youngest of the five shield volcanoes that form the island and the most active, having erupted almost continuously since 1983. 4,091 feet (1,247 meters).
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How to use Kilauea in a sentence
Shiro has always had a front-row seat in the rapidly changing field of hazard monitoring, but Kilauea presented the unique challenge of extracting real-time data from an uncontrollable force of nature.
The Kilauea volcano, the most active volcano in the world and one that has been slowly dribbling out lava off and on since 1983, is a case in point.Kilauea is erupting in Hawaii. Here are 7 things to know about volcanoes. | Umair Irfan | September 30, 2021 | Vox
Starting in May 2018, Kilauea dramatically ramped up its 35-year-long eruption.
Kilauea received more than double its average rains during the first three months of 2018.
For the Miami team’s assessment to be right, Poland says, the whole Kilauea system should have shown no pressure buildup before the eruption.
Kilauea is more than two hundred miles southeast of Honolulu, and thirty miles inland from the port of Hilo.Your National Parks | Enos A. Mills
For a century Kilauea has been almost continuously active with a lake or lakes of molten lava.Your National Parks | Enos A. Mills
A world of prejudice, all the world to her, stood between her and Kilauea.The Pacific Triangle | Sydney Greenbie
If we had seen nothing but Kilauea since we Page 272left home, we should have been well rewarded for our long voyage.A Voyage in the 'Sunbeam' | Annie Allnut Brassey
We were next allowed liberty of forty-eight hours on shore, which we improved by visiting the volcano of Kilauea.Torrey's Narrative | William Torrey
British Dictionary definitions for Kilauea
a crater on the E side of Mauna Loa volcano, on SE Hawaii island: the world's largest active crater. Height: 1247 m (4090 ft). Width: 3 km (2 miles)
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