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1

Shiprock in NW New Mexico is an example of a _______.

volcanic neck

2

_______ was the powerful king who united the warning fraction on Hawaii:

Kamehameha

3

The first European to reach Hawaii was ______:

James Cook

4

Because of the Trade Winds, the ______ sides of Hawaii receive the most precipitation:

northern & eastern

5

Hawaii is a _____-type volcano

shield

6

The oldest volcano on Hawaii'i is ______:

Kohala

7

Of the 5 volcanoes which formed the Big Island, _____ makes up about half of the island:

Mauna Loa

8

Which of the following statements below is false:

Original Polynesians originated from western Indonesia

9

The big island is composed of the volcanoes ________:

Mauna Loa, Kilauea, Mauna Kea, Kohala and Haulalai

10

The volcanoes that are still considered active in the Hawaiian Islands are _______.

Mauna Loa, Kilauea and Loihi

11

Since the late 1960's most of the Hawaiian volcanic eruptions have occurred

along the East Rift Zone

12

______ are thin strands of volcanic glass drawn our from molten lava:

Pele's hair

13

______ are small bits of molten lava from lava fountains that cools and solidifies quickly into glass particles:

Pele's tears

14

The _______ is believed to be longest lava tube in the world:

Kazumura Cave

15

______ form when lava level in lava tune dropped, pulling sticky lava on the roof of the downwards:

Lavacicles

16

Island-like areas of older land surrounded y younger more-recent erupted lava are called ______:

kipukas