from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- An active volcano, 4,172.4 m (13,680 ft) high, of south-central Hawaii Island.
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- proper n. A volcano in Hawaii, the largest volcano in the world.
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- n. an active volcano on south central Hawaii Island
The so-called Mauna Loa curve shows that between 1959 and 2004, the concentration of carbon in the atmosphere increased from about 317 parts per million (ppm) to 377 ppm.
About 10 miles in an air line from Kaunakakai and the same distance from Mr. Cooke's home, on a mountain known as Mauna Loa, is a narrow, sharp ridge extending nearly south and terminating abruptly at the junction of two deep ravines.
Before you can say "Mauna Loa," he's conked out on your shoulder and speedily producing a lava flow of glistening drool.
The observatory was built for the special purpose of studying the pit of fire, the risings and fallings of whose lavas bear a relationship toward the volcanism of Mauna Loa which is scientifically important, but which we need not discuss here.
Concentrations in the atmosphere also show an upward trend - as monitored at stations such as Mauna Loa in Hawaii - but at a lower rate.
"What we found has Olympus Mons soars 15 miles (24 km) above the surface, dwarfing the largest terrestrial volcano, Mauna Loa, which is just 6 miles (9 km) high, including the portion of the volcano that extends underwater to the sea floor. uncovered water ice last year near the Martian North Pole.
Thanks largely to their pioneering and tireless efforts in these areas, this Park remains a world-class biological jewel where people can still experience a mind-bending diversity of unique ecosystems and species such as the charismatic nene goose, hawksbill sea turtle, and Mauna Loa silversword.
Earth Networks, located in Germantown, Md., is working closely with scientists from Scripps, because Scripps deployed the world's first carbon dioxide sensor — in 1958, at the Mauna Loa volcano in Hawaii.
There are two spectacles: one is the Mauna Loa (the largest volcano in the world) and the other is Kilauea.
Here is what Hadley Centre was saying on the on a poster from 2007: "The airborne fraction (AF) [45%] has remained remarkably constant over the last five decades since observations of CO2 began at Mauna Loa ..."
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