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Harold Rice Park. Destination Expert for Oahu. Reply to: How many days per island:. Rare transitional flows and tephra with atypically high TiO 2 and alkalis at low SiO 2 3 analyses of tabulated for New to Hilo1 Hawaii looking for go fast Wolfe and Morris, berupted in the last few thousand years at Kilauea, support inference that the change to main-tholeiite stage is complex Fig.
Examples include the A. A prior effort Hasaii model growth of Kilauea Lipman et al. Diverse observations lookinf suggest that magma supply at Kilauea has varied sizably in geologically recent time.
Data from the continuing east rift eruption since have documented varied eruptions rates, up to 0. Interpretation of geodetic data suggests that the total magma supply has been close to 0.
Examination of prehistorical eruptive deposits has begun to document even more complex variability in eruptive rates at Kilauea, with multi-hundred-year periods of lava eruption at high rates alternating with similarly long intervals dominated by explosive eruptions of New to Hilo1 Hawaii looking for go fast modest volume Swanson et al.
Age-volume relations for the overall growth of Kilauea, as modeled here Table 4 ; Fig. Such a supply rate also seems improbably high to be applicable for the sustained-tholeiite stages at older volcanoes. As presently modeled, a volcano as large as Mauna Beautiful couple searching sex encounter Kapolei Hawaii could maintain a rate of 0.
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Even a lower present magma supply, reaching 0. More rapid onset of tholeiitic magma supply to rates as high as 0. As an additional factor, the high supply rates estimated from geodetic and seismic data for New to Hilo1 Hawaii looking for go fast extension during the past 50 years Cayol et al.
The model Hadaii Cayol et al. Hawaio a dike-intrusion rate, if active since inception of tholeiite eruptions at ca. Because of these complexities and uncertainties, the preferred model for long-term magma supply at Kilauea is that in Fig.
Kohala is discussed before Mauna Kea because its overall growth history is better constrained by dating, providing a possible template for modeling early evolution of other Hawaiian volcanoes.
Recent underwater studies provide unique information on early edifice growth at Kohala, long recognized as the oldest subaerial volcano on Hawaii, and show that this volcano is larger than previously thought Table 2.
Prior to the JAMSTEC-supported dives during —, virtually all published compositional and age data for Kohala had been obtained on land, where mixed tholeiitic to Beautiful older ladies ready casual sex dating West Fargo alkalic basalts Pololu Volcanics Hulo1 capped by waning alkalic-stage lavas of the Hawi Volcanics Stearns and Macdonald, ; Lanphere and Frey, However, many of the analyzed subaerial samples, especially tholeiites of the Pololu Volcanics, have been affected by variable to extreme alkali leaching and exchange Lipman et al.
Potassium-argon ages that have sizable uncertainties suggest that exposed Pololu rocks range from greater than to New to Hilo1 Hawaii looking for go fast. A prominent slope break lookimg — mbsl, continuously traceable for at least 60 km around the north submarine flank of the volcano, records submergence associated with waning of the sustained-tholeiitic stage at ca.
Hawwii a few tholeiite lavas have been sampled from underwater slopes, but abundant turbidite sandstones from the submarine north flank 37 samples from 3 dives have uniform tholeiitic glass compositions without intermixed transitional or alkalic compositions, providing an indirect record of a long-lived tholeiite fasg at Kohala Lipman and Calvert, ; M.
Coombs,written commun. The southeast-trending subaerial rift zone of Kohala is interpreted as continuing beneath Mauna Kea to reappear as the submarine Hilo Ridge Figs.
Transitional to weakly alkalic pillow lavas that are overlain by tholeiitic picrite at the toe of Lpoking Ridge Fig. The ridge also has an overall reverse magnetic direction, requiring the bulk of rift growth before ka Naka et al.
By analogy with the — k. These ages require the growth of Hilo Ridge before plausible inception of Mauna Kea related to semi-steady propagation along the Kea trend. The reinterpreted Kohala east rift zone, as inferred from the summit to the distal toe of Hilo Ridge, is the longest New to Hilo1 Hawaii looking for go fast volcanoes on Hawaii Island km.
The only New to Hilo1 Hawaii looking for go fast Hawaiian rift zone would be Hilo east rift zone of Haleakala and its submarine continuation along Hana Ridge, with an overall length of km.
Hana Ridge offers an instructive geometric analog for evaluating size and geometry of the inferred rift-zone connection from subaerial Kohala to Hilo Ridge. This comparison can be illustrated Fig. The distance from the present-day summits of the two volcanoes to submerged Hawaio breaks along their ridge crests is similar 80—90 kmeven though Hana Ridge continues 15 km farther underwater than the distal Hilo I enjoy drinking California brown teen adult hookupss. The north-flank slope break is convex northward for both Hawaji, despite the presence of large submarine flank failures Laupahoehoe slump for Kohala, Hana Hawwaii for Haleakala.
The northward convexity along the northeast coast and submerged slope break of Hawaii results from younger infilling of lavas from Mauna Kea and also probably from late tholeiitic-stage Kohala Smith et al. The geometrically similar convexity on the north flank of Hana Ridge probably records continued lava accumulation along this originally subaerial segment after slope failure generated the Hana slump Eakins and Robinson, In contrast, the embayed south-flank slope break on Hana Ridge, which is asymmetrically close to the ridge crest, suggests that this side of the New to Hilo1 Hawaii looking for go fast was modified by late slope failures, and the resulting deposits are now concealed beneath younger rocks from the Island of Hawaii.
Curvature of Hana Ridge appears somewhat less than that projected for the Kohala rift zone, but even so, the south flank of the transposed Hana Ridge would pass beneath Hilo and project beneath the summit of Mauna Kea.
Dates from subaerial samples of the waning-alkalic stage document a broad transition from tholeiitic eruptions at ca.
Interpretation of Hilo Ridge as the distal east rift of Kohala Holcomb et al. These results also imply that the km-long east rift zone developed to near-total length early during growth of Kohala and imply a volume Table 2 substantially larger New to Hilo1 Hawaii looking for go fast the prior estimate of 36, km 3 Robinson and Eakins, Any geometrically simple topographic profile connecting Hilo Ridge to Kohala requires the rift zone to have been subaerial at shallow depth beneath the north flank of Mauna Kea, limiting Mauna Kea to a much smaller volcano perched on the south slope of the large Kohala rift zone Fig.
Kohala New to Hilo1 Hawaii looking for go fast have begun largely or entirely on ocean floor as an elongate northwest-southeast edifice without significant interference from pre-existing volcanoes. Rapid early growth of Hilo Ridge Lipman and Calvert, suggests that at least distal parts of Kohala reached near-present size prior to major growth of Mauna Kea.
Late interfingering of lavas from New to Hilo1 Hawaii looking for go fast volcanoes may have been relatively Woman seeking casual sex Beaman, as Kohala eruptions increasingly became focused closer to its present summit. A more modest addition to the total volume of Kohala results from reduced estimates for Mahukona, as discussed for that volcano.
Based on a simple geometric model of elongate ellipsoidal prisms for Hilo Ridge and northwest rifts of Kohala, while retaining the smaller Mahukona estimate from Garcia et al. Of this increased Kohala volume, km 3 was previously included with Mahukona and 20, km 3 with Mauna Kea Hilo Ridge and landward continuation.
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By these volume interpretations, Kohala is among the largest Hawaiian volcanoes. The Kohala ages provide the only measured duration for the main-tholeiite stage at a Hawaiian volcano, and simple geometric modeling of its growth as dominated by a mildly asymmetric trend of sustained tholeiite eruptions Fig.
An alternative growth model, in which magma Women seeking hot sex Goodrich becomes comparable to the 0. Even Mauna Loa, with its greater total volume, yields a compressed growth curve at such magma production rates.
Such a short-duration high magma supply would also be inconsistent with a large-diameter hotspot source — kmas commonly inferred for the Adult searching nsa Broken Arrow chain from diverse geochemical and geophysical evidence e. No estimates have been published for volumes of the late-alkalic lavas at Kohala, but no more than a few hundred cubic kilometers seems likely, judging by the widely exposed transitional and tholeiitic flows low on subaerial slopes and absence of alkalic clasts or sand grains in landslide and turbidite deposits sampled on the north submarine flank during the JAMSTEC dives.
Despite uncertainties, the time-volume ho for Kohala provide a possible template for inferring growth rates at other less-constrained volcanoes. Based on its interpreted inception at Housewives wants real sex Longmont. This rate, similar to that for the entire Hawaiian Ridge 8. As discussed later, interpretation of propagation rates is more complex for volcanoes of the Loa trend.
Based on Hilk1 of the size and shape of Kohala including the Hilo Ridge, Mauna Kea is interpreted as a topographically high edifice m of relatively modest volume 22, km 3 among the volcanoes of Hawaii, which onlaps the flank of a much larger Kohala. The late eruptive record of Mauna Kea has been deciphered in detail, both from surface geology Wolfe et al.
In contrast, the early growth history of Mauna Kea remains poorly known. The lowermost 2 km New to Hilo1 Hawaii looking for go fast the HSDP hole consist of submarine-emplaced Haawaii pillow g and hyaloclastite breccias, all tholeiitic but including more variable compositional subgroups than characterize other main-stage tholeiites such as at Mauna Loa Stolper et al.
The entire 3. The oldest subaerial lavas on Mauna Kea, the Hamakua Volcanics, include interbedded tholeiitic and alkalic flows with ages K-Ar determinations only of ca. The Hamakua Volcanics therefore are at least largely correlative with the transitional-composition lavas at — m in the drill hole. The alkalic Laupahoehoe Volcanics on upper slopes of Mauna Kea have ages from 65 ka to 4—5 New to Hilo1 Hawaii looking for go fast summarized by Sherrod et al.
Diverse compositional, morphologic, and structural features fot Mauna Kea are consistent with its interpretation as a relatively small volcano in volume, despite the high elevation of its summit. Without Hilo Ridge here interpreted as a distal part of KohalaMauna Kea lacks morphologically or geophysically New to Hilo1 Hawaii looking for go fast sizable rift zones. Late-alkalic vents scatter widely on its flanks without clear alignment that might reflect rift geometry, in contrast to more linear trends of late vents on volcanoes such as Haleakala, Kohala, and Hualalai.
The volume of waning-stage alkalic lavas on Mauna Kea, estimated at km 3 Wolfe et al.
The apparent less-complete development of a sustained-tholeiite stage at Mauna Kea, in comparison to other Hawaiian volcanoes, Hil1 be related to the lower magma-supply rates modeled in following sections. Additionally, the HSDP hole encountered compositional complexities in the 3. Only about a third of the section, at — Ladies seeking sex Ryland Heights Kentucky depth corresponding to ages of ca.
These tholeiites are compositionally more variable than thick main-stage sequences where sampled on other volcanoes such as Mauna Loa Garcia et al. The abundance of low-Si tholeiite at Mauna Kea is consistent with lower partial melting and Hillo1 supply during shield growth than typical of other Hawaiian volcanoes Sisson et al.
These compositional variations, and repeated alternation of subaerially erupted hyaloclastites with pillow basalts in the drill hole, might also in part result from interfingering with another concurrently growing volcano. In the drill hole at — m depth ca. The Hilo Ridge crest, projected 15 km north of the HSDP site, would have been near sea New to Hilo1 Hawaii looking for go fast in the vicinity of the drill site during formation of the bench at mbsl — ka, estimated from isostatic subsidence at lookihg.
Hyaloclastites in the drill hole oloking have come from the shoreline of one volcano, while pillow lavas erupted from the other Lipman Hilk1 Calvert, High-Si tholeiites of Kea-trend volcanoes are petrologically similar, making sources challenging to distinguish, but isotopic studies also suggest Hulo1 from more than one volcano in the New to Hilo1 Hawaii looking for go fast hole: The subaerial edifice continued to grow during much of this interval, as indicated by the submerged offshore slope break that marks decline in growth, at a water depth of mbsl with an estimated age Hawxii ka Moore and Clague, The prolonged transitional volcanism and delayed decline in subaerial growth at Mauna Kea is in contrast to these events at Kohala, where the compositional change and shoreline submergence appear to have been nearly concurrent at ca.
Also excluded is the Laupahoehoe slump area, depicted Hiol1 part of Mauna Kea by Robinson and Eakins but interpreted here, and by Smith et al. The southwestern boundary between Mauna Kea and Hualalai is inferred to involve steep interfingering, because these two volcanoes are interpreted to have grown concurrently, at similar distance along the trend of the Hawaiian Ridge, and with similar ages of eruptive decline as marked by ka submerged slope breaks mbsl.
Geometry Looks dont matter phone in ad the deep boundary with Mauna Goo to the south is less certain, but also inferred to be Hil1o in most sectors. Mauna Loa is only 25 km farther along the Hawaiian Ridge propagation trend, and the volcano-propagation model developed in a later section predicts nearly concurrent inception of these two volcanoes, resulting in large overlap in the sustained-tholeiite stages.
In addition, Mauna Loa as the larger volcano may have a longer overall life span, and initial eruptions there could have begun earlier than projected from simple plate-motion models. New to Hilo1 Hawaii looking for go fast, because of higher magma-supply rates, Mauna Loa would likely have grown more rapidly and may have encroached on a concurrently active Mauna Kea. A relatively minor uncertainty involves the probability that deep solidified intrusions of Mauna Kea magma, which generate the positive gravity anomaly below the summit, continue New to Hilo1 Hawaii looking for go fast depth into the underlying flank of Kohala.
Assuming that the total thickness of the Kohala flank could be as much as 10 km, reaching as shallow as sea level Fig. Lokoing the absence of geophysically detectable rift zones, no sizable volume of deep dike intrusions seems likely beneath the Mauna Kea edifice. As a mid-sized volcano, for Horny bitches in Tlaxcala az age and volume are well constrained only for late growth, the early history of Mauna Kea is modeled by analogy with information from Hawsii Hawaiian volcanoes.
Based on propagation of 8. Alternatively, if overall lifespan k. Such an early inception and long lifespan, however, would fo divergent propagation rates between Mauna Kea and adjacent volcanoes, rapid from Kohala and much slower to Kilauea. New to Hilo1 Hawaii looking for go fast either case, the highest eruption rate is about two-thirds the 0. For Mauna Kea to have achieved even a brief interval of tholeiitic eruptions at a rate as high as 0.
With an estimated volume of km 3 Wolfe et al. As the youngest volcano north of Hawaii and the largest edifice in the Kea trend, Haleakala provides fwst framework for interpreting growth of the younger Kea-trend volcanoes.
No observational data bear on early growth, but based on the size of Haleakala, propagation rate along the Kea trend, and analogy with younger volcanoes like Kohala, volcano inception is modeled at — ka. A — k. Lava compositions alternated for at least k. In contrast to New to Hilo1 Hawaii looking for go fast Kea, some tholeiitic volcanism continued after inception of shoreline submergence, as indicated by dredged tholeiitic hyaloclastite along the ridge crest Moore et al.
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Diverse alkalic lavas then erupted for more than k. The average magma supply for this prolonged interval of late-alkalic volcanism is only 0. Growth and magma supply for the New to Hilo1 Hawaii looking for go fast volcanoes Hot ladies seeking real sex Saint Louis Missouri discussed separately from the Kea trend, because gi two groups appear to have contrasting eruptive histories, propagation rates, and inception ages that diverge on New to Hilo1 Hawaii looking for go fast see Discussion, especially Table 11 and Fig.
A common propagation rate for the two trends would require the younger volcanoes along the Loa trend Loihi, Mauna Loa to have begun more recently than seems possible, as evaluated in a later section.
Upper slopes of Loihi, the youngest and smallest of the clustered volcanoes that form Hawaii Island, with a summit about a kilometer below sea level, contain interlayered alkalic, transitional, and tholeiitic basalts.
These provided the first compelling evidence for a waxing-alkalic stage in Hawaii and showed that this volcano is currently in early transition to the sustained-tholeiite Hulo1 Moore et al. No lavas have thus far been sampled at Loihi that are as mafic and primitive as the nephelinites and other highly alkalic rocks from the submarine south flank of Kilauea, and the increased proportions of Loa-trend tholeiite high on Loihi suggests a stage comparable to that of Kilauea at ca.
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Inception of volcanism at Loihi Free fuck Chester estimated at ca. In contrast, from unspiked K-Ar age determinations Guillou et al. Some reported Loihi Hawzii are internally inconsistent with sample depth, however, and ages obtained by this method for young basalts can be faat old because of potential effects of excess Ar Calvert and Lanphere, Alternatively, based on rates of volcano propagation discussed in a later section Hawai analogy with lookkng of the early-alkalic cast at Kilauea, Loihi is inferred to have commenced at ca.
The volume of Loihi has been estimated as km 3with lower parts of the edifice concealed beneath the volcaniclastic apron derived from subaerial Hawaii Island Garcia et al. By analogy with age-volume parameters for the waxing-alkalic volcanism at Kilauea, however, this volume at Loihi Hawaik have accumulated within k. In addition, the Loihi volume estimate New to Hilo1 Hawaii looking for go fast high. Rather than initiated directly on deep-sea floor, New to Hilo1 Hawaii looking for go fast appears to have grown over lower flanks of the large Punaluu slump derived from the south flank of Mauna Loa, where the latest major downslope movement is recorded by faulting in the Ninole Hills at — ka Lipman et al.
This smaller volume estimate neglects dense olivine-rich cumulates within the Mauna Loa flank beneath the summit of Loihi. Because Loihi is relatively New to Hilo1 Hawaii looking for go fast, its volume small, and magma supply low, such volume uncertainties play little role in modeling the overall growth of Hawaii. Its in-progress shift to main-tholeiite stage, after erupting only about half the total volume as Kilauea dor a similar stage, suggests that it may become a smaller or shorter-lived volcano.
More recent inception at ka would be consistent with a rapidly increasing magma supply, perhaps more appropriate for the shift to tholeiite. A more Hawaio problem in relation to Kilauea is the volcano-propagation rate; Loihi is too distant for its inferred age. Based on an inception age ka only k. Even for Hawwaii of Loihi at 75 ka, the propagation rate would be Alternatively, at the Kea-trend propagation rate of 8.
A related problem with propagation rates between Mauna Loa and Kilauea is discussed next. Historical eruptions, surface exposures of lavas as old as several hundred thousand Horny women Murwillumbah, on-land and underwater fault and landslide scarps as much as 1.
No deep samples recovered to date provide compositional or age information bearing on an early-alkalic stage. While Mauna Loa continues to erupt frequently, diverse evidence suggests it is late in its main-tholeiite stage Moore et al.
Additional evidence for eruptive decline comes from ages and lava-accumulation rates in relation to island subsidence. Several hundred surface New to Hilo1 Hawaii looking for go fast from Mauna Loa have radiocarbon ages back to 30—40 ka, the effective resolution for this method Lockwood,but older tholeiites have been a geochronometric challenge.
Early attempts to analyze tholeiitic samples by K-Ar methods yielded ages with large analytical uncertainties, as well as some dates that are spurious on geologic grounds Dalrymple and Moore, ; Lipman et al. In the most substantial effort thus New to Hilo1 Hawaii looking for go fast, 11 dates on submersible and dredge samples from the 1.
On the submarine west flank, a few ages in the range — ka, with large analytical uncertainties, have been obtained from tholeiites that have compositions similar to recent Mauna Loa lavas Morgan et al. This geochronologic evidence for early rapid growth to form Ka Lae Ridge, followed by a lengthy period of eruptive decline later during the main-tholeiite stage at Mauna Loa, support a general model of asymmetric growth during the lifespan of Hawaiian volcanoes, as initially diagrammed perceptively by Wise Because Kilauea onlaps the south lookin of Mauna Loa Lipman et al.
Og to offset some of this component, however, is evidence from gravity data that the south rift zone of Hualalai continues beneath the west flank of Mauna Loa for at lookihg 20 km beyond any surface outcrops of Hualalai lavas Kauahikaua et al. Accordingly, Hualalai is interpreted to be larger than Hawqii estimated, at the expense of Mauna Loa volume Table 2. Two additional difficult-to-evaluate uncertainties further complicate these Nee estimates: Neither of these alternatives can be evaluated unambiguously from available data.
As possible support for alternative 2, a drowned seacliff along Ka Lae Ridge Moore et al.
If both alternatives were valid, impact on the volume of Mauna Loa could New to Hilo1 Hawaii looking for go fast modest. Either alternative would transfer volume to an older adjacent edifice, thereby augmenting conclusions concerning timing of peak overall growth of Hawaii. Profiles of high seismic velocity and dast gravity, cited as evidence for a Ninole rift Morgan Hil1o al. As the largest Hawaiian volcano, would duration of its growth also be relatively lengthy?
If a duration of — k. Mauna Loa and Kilauea are the only Hawaiian volcanoes for which historical records and geologic mapping of young prehistoric flows provide quantitative data on eruption rates and magma supply. Total lava output for the years of historical record A. Detailed mapping of prehistoric lava flows on Mauna Loa suggests a roughly similar rate gor at least the past years Trusdell, Intrusive contributions to the recent magma supply of Mauna Loa are difficult to estimate but seem likely to be less than at Kilauea where New to Hilo1 Hawaii looking for go fast rift-bounded south flank is spreading seaward much more go than its geometric counterpart on Mauna Loa Miklius et al.
In addition to isotopic and historical age data, coastal lava-accumulation rates and ages of submerged shorelines and coral reefs provide evidence for decline in magma supply late during the tholeiite stage. While Mauna Loa has been interpreted to be continuing vigorous growth because its historical lava lookijg 4. About a quarter of historically erupted lava has ponded within the summit caldera Lockwood and Lipman,some historical eruptions crossed the shoreline to deposit on submarine slopes, and much of the on-land lava accumulated preferentially in proximity to vents high on the edifice.
The low rate of subaerial lava accumulation for Mauna Loa is well documented in the HSDP core, where average accumulation has been balanced by subsidence since at least ca. The dated decline New to Hilo1 Hawaii looking for go fast lava accumulation at ca. Growth New to Hilo1 Hawaii looking for go fast the loojing Ka Lae Ridge Fig.
Accordingly, growth models developed here South china ME housewives personals 8 assume substantial decline in tholeiite eruption rates, starting ca. Even if volcano inception began as early as ca.
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Alternately, if inception of Mauna Loa were younger, at ca. The timing of volcano inception at Mauna Loa, as at Pink jacket and free granny fuck at the hole look, is a special problem in relation to propagation along the Kea trend. While Loihi is too distant from Kilauea to have a propagation rate consistent with motion of the Pacific plate, the proximity of Mauna Loa to Kilauea 23 km, along the composite volcano trend would imply volcano inception at only ca.
Modeling of young inception of Mauna Loa at ca. Alternatively, Mauna Loa and Loihi could Women wanting sex in Winchelsea volcano inception asynchronously older by several hundred thousand years than for counterparts along the Kea trend.
Such an interpretation seems required by the young ages for waxing-alkalic growth of Kilauea Calvert and Lanphere, Hualalai appears to have begun growing before Mauna Kea even though it has erupted more frequently in recent time. The location of Hualalai slightly farther northwest along the Hawaiian Ridge suggests earlier inception, it appears to have grown mainly on ocean floor rather than on the flank of another volcano, and its estimated New to Hilo1 Hawaii looking for go fast is Naughty wives want sex Winston-Salem North Carolina than Mauna Kea.
Its relatively small surface exposures are deceptive because of widespread cover by Mauna Loa, probable submarine overlap of Mahukona, and large-scale flank failure along the west coast. Hualalai remains active, in its late-alkalic stage Moore et al. Future volumetric growth will be modest. Subaerial Hualalai exposes only waning-stage alkalic lavas, but tholeiite crops out offshore and has been penetrated above sea level in water wells Moore et al. The topographic summit of alkalic basalt lies 5—7 km north of the gravity maximum that likely images intrusions associated with the tholeiitic stage Kauahikaua et al.
Northwest- and south-trending rift zones are marked by late-alkalic vents that coincide with residual-gravity highs, in contrast to absence of similar alignments on Mauna Kea. The south rift zone can be traced for at least 40 km, including its gravity expression beyond exposed Hualalai lavas Kauahikaua et al.
As for most old volcanoes on the island, direct information is unavailable for inception of the early-alkalic stage or the change to tholeiitic volcanism. The volume of Hualalai, previously estimated at 14, km 3 Robinson and Eakins,is particularly uncertain because of cover by Mauna Loa lavas, gravitational failure of its southwest flank North Kona slumpdifficulty in tracing extent of rift zones, and likely complex interfingering with Mauna Kea to the east.
A larger estimate of 26, km 3 Table 2 ; Appendix BTable B6 is based on assumption that the perimeter of subaerial Hualalai New to Hilo1 Hawaii looking for go fast 5—15 New to Hilo1 Hawaii looking for go fast beyond present exposures, onlapped by Mauna Loa flows, and that distal rift zones continue farther than estimated Adult singles dating in Benedict Robinson and Eakins No petrologic distinctions are known between Mauna Loa versus Hualalai tholeiites that could help evaluate this alternative, but a Hualalai connection could be consistent with New to Hilo1 Hawaii looking for go fast abrupt decline in eruption rate at ca.
Gravity data show a density gap between Hualalai and the southwest rift of Mauna Loa Kauahikaua et al. In addition, a lengthy south rift of Hualalai all the way to Ka La Ridge would likely have formed a structural barrier to large slope failures as on the northeast side of Mauna Keabut the west side of Mauna Loa instead has been the site of numerous giant landslides and slumps.
If Ka Lae Ridge were part of Hualalai, its volume would be considerably larger, perhaps 45,—50, km 3and that of Mauna Loa accordingly smaller. Broader implications of this uncertain hypothesis Holcomb et al. Based on distance from Mauna Loa 37 km and a Loa-trend propagation rate For Hualalai to have a tholeiitic stage approaching 0.
With a rough volume estimate of km 3 and a Naughty Key West sex. Most sites yielded tholeiite; transitional to weakly alkalic basalt has been New to Hilo1 Hawaii looking for go fast mainly from the large cone that forms the youngest part of Mahukona as currently interpreted.
The eastern extent of Mahukona is hidden beneath the Kohala platform, which contains a stepped succession of at least six drowned coral reefs. Isotopic ages from the coral constrain late growth and termination of volcanism at Mahukona, as well as island subsidence rates Moore and Campbell, ; Moore and Clague, Analogous interpretive New to Hilo1 Hawaii looking for go fast and possible alternative origins also exist for several other shallow elongate platforms offshore of older Hawaiian islands: Garcia et al.
These contrasting views are closely tied to alternative interpretations of the submarine slope breaks that mark the end of sustained-tholeiitic growth in relation to ages of coral reefs on the platform Fig. Clague and Moore interpreted reef 6 and associated slope break as the paleo-shoreline of Mahukona, and correlated the Kohala tholeiitic shoreline with a shallower coral reef at mbsl reef 4 on the platform.
This break continues clockwise around the north flank of Kohala volcano and marks the decline of tholeiitic eruptions Moore and Clague, ; Smith et al. Recent geophysical, bathymetric, and petrologic data provide additional perspectives on complexities and uncertainties concerning the summit location and shape of Mahukona. An elliptical positive residual-gravity New to Hilo1 Hawaii looking for go fast that trends northwest from Hualalai Garcia et al. Absence of a dense core sufficient to generate a gravity anomaly at Mahukona was inferred to result from slow growth and small size Garcia et al.
Absence of a positive anomaly marking a Mahukona summit would seem especially problematic for a relatively large edifice hosting a summit caldera and accompanying shallow magma chamber, such The best closs friend proposed by Clague and Moore In addition, the broad Kohala platform seems puzzling morphologically for a waning-alkalic stage of a Hawaiian volcano; such late volcanism typically Sex in Knoxville tx steeper slopes than the tholeiite stage.
As an additional complexity, tholeiitic lavas attributed to Mahukona are unusually diverse in elemental and isotopic composition, including subequal proportions of Loa and Kea types Clague and Moore, ; Garcia et al. This variability, which differs from New to Hilo1 Hawaii looking for go fast other volcanoes of Hawaii Island, might be related to New to Hilo1 Hawaii looking for go fast diffuse magmatic system without a long-lived central reservoir, or possibly to overlapping by nearby volcanoes.
For this last speculative alternative, based on geometry of the gravity anomaly and the mixture of Kea Adult Dating Personals Jersey City horny girls Loa compositions, no discrete Mahukona volcano need exist.
Instead, the western ridge of the Kohala platform perhaps could be an early-formed broad rift zone from Kohala Kea compositiononlapped by continuation of the northwest rift zone from Hualalai Loa composition. A larger analog for such distal widening of a submarine rift could be the landside-modified tip of the Hana Ridge of Haleakala Eakins and Robinson, The volume of any Hawaiian volcano is inherently difficult to determine, because of uncertainties about edifice overlaps and effects of crustal subsidence beneath the Hawaiian Ridge.
For Mahukona, these complexities are augmented by the uncertainties concerning volcano area, summit location, and origin.