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Volcanoes in Hawaii

The Hawaiian archipelago was created by volcanic eruptions millions of years ago. As Earth’s tectonic plates moved over a geological “Hot Spot”, the lava erupting from underground volcanoes eventually formed land. Volcanoes in Hawaii are both a creative and a destructive force. The forces from inside the Earth’s core have played a crucial role in…