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Mauna Loa (Hawaii) is the world's largest active volcano,

projecting 13,677 feet above sea level, its top being over

28,000 feet above the deep ocean floor. From its base below

sea level to its summit, Mauna Loa is taller than Mount

Everest. -- From: Tilling, 1985, Volcanoes: USGS General

Interest Publication, and Brantley, 1994, Volcanoes of the

United States: USGS General Interest Publication.

				
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