Holocene Eruptions of Mauna Kea Volcano, Hawaii

@article{Porter1971HoloceneEO,
  title={Holocene Eruptions of Mauna Kea Volcano, Hawaii},
  author={Stephen C. Porter},
  journal={Science},
  year={1971},
  volume={172},
  pages={375 - 377}
}
  • S. C. Porter
  • Published 23 April 1971
  • Geology, Environmental Science
  • Science
Postglacial lava flows, interstratified with thick locally derived sheets of tephra, cover some 27.5 square kilometers on the south slope of Mauna Kea. Most of the volcanics were erupted about 4500 years ago and overlie a regionally extensive paleosol which developed largely during the last glaciation. 

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    Supported by NSF grant GA-20320. I thank G. A. Macdonald for reviewing a draft of this paper