West Molokai Volcano facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsWest Molokai Volcano
|Elevation||421 m (1,381 ft)|
|Parent range||Hawaiian Islands|
|Age of rock||Pleistocene epoch|
|Mountain type||Shield volcano|
|Volcanic arc/belt||Hawaiian-Emperor seamount chain|
The first formed the broad tholeiitic shield volcano of West Molokai that ended 1.89 million years ago. The second volcanic phase produced postshield alkalic volcanics 1.76 million years ago.
West Molokai overlaps the western flank of East Molokai Volcano, a much larger shield volcano comprising two-thirds of Molokai.
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