A Symbiotic Relationship!

As Kilauea continues to become more active, with vigorous spattering evident in the summit lava lake in Halemaumau crater, a new study has found a link between Kilauea and its rival volcano, Mauna Loa. Geophysicists in Hawaii and Texas have come up with a mathematical model that could explain how Mauna Loa and Kilauea volcanoes are linked yet has distinct, separate eruptions and slightly different magma sources, geochemically.

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