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New USGS publication: Lava inundation zone maps for Mauna Loa, Island of Hawai‘i, Hawaii

October 27, 2017

Lava flows from Mauna Loa volcano, on the Island of HAWAII, constitute a significant hazard to people and property. This report addresses those lava flow hazards, mapping 18 potential lava inundation zones on the island.

Lava Inundation Zones Identified for Mauna Loa...
Inundation zones shown on map sheets as numbered colored boxes.

Published as USGS Scientific Investigations Map 3387, it is now available online, and includes an index map (shown here), nine inundation zone maps, and a pamphlet that provides guidance on how to interpret the maps.

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