East Molokai Volcano | John Seach


Molokai, Hawaii

21.17 N, 156.83 W
summit elevation 1210 m
Shield volcano

East Molokai is a shield volcano which makes up the eastern two-thirds of Mauna Loa volcano. The volcano is overlapped by Lanai, Mauna Loa, and Haleakala volcanoes.

Further reading
Xu, Guangping, et al. "Geochemical characteristics of West Molokai shield‐and postshield‐stage lavas: Constraints on Hawaiian plume models." Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 8.8 (2007).

Xu, Guangping, et al. "East Molokai and other Kea‐trend volcanoes: Magmatic processes and sources as they migrate away from the Hawaiian hot spot." Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 6.5 (2005).

East Molokai Volcano Eruptions

300,000 years ago