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Away From Home: Mauna Loa volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii

Mauna Loa volcano

What: Mauna Loa volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii

When: July 2013

Distance from Fargo: 3,667 miles

Comments: Mauna Loa is the world’s largest active volcano and is 13,677 feet above sea level. It has erupted at least 18 times in the past 100 years. Pictures are taken from a helicopter flying over the volcano. The red is molten rock seen inside the crater. - Duane and Kim Strand, Wahpeton, N.D.

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