Ancestral Submarine Growth of Kïlauea Volcano and Instability of its South Flank

  1. Eiichi Takahashi,
  2. Peter W. Lipman,
  3. Michael O. Garcia,
  4. Jiro Naka and
  5. Shigeo Aramaki
  1. Peter W. Lipman1,
  2. Thomas W. Sisson1,
  3. Tadahide Ui2,
  4. Jiro Naka3 and
  5. John R. Smith4

Published Online: 20 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM128p0161

Hawaiian Volcanoes: Deep Underwater Perspectives

Hawaiian Volcanoes: Deep Underwater Perspectives

How to Cite

Lipman, P. W., Sisson, T. W., Ui, T., Naka, J. and Smith, J. R. (2002) Ancestral Submarine Growth of Kïlauea Volcano and Instability of its South Flank, in Hawaiian Volcanoes: Deep Underwater Perspectives (eds E. Takahashi, P. W. Lipman, M. O. Garcia, J. Naka and S. Aramaki), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM128p0161

Author Information

  1. 1

    Volcano Hazards Program, U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California

  2. 2

    Graduate School of Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan

  3. 3

    Japan Marine Science and Technology Center, Yokosuka, Japan

  4. 4

    School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology, University Of Hawai'i, Honolulu, Hawai‘i

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875909875

Online ISBN: 9781118668436

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Keywords:

  • Volcanoes—Hawaii;
  • Volcanism—Hawaii

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Geologic Setting

  • Stratigraphy and Structure of the Submarine South Flank

  • Compositions of Breccia Clasts, Breccia Matrix, and Sandstones

  • Submarine Growth of Ancestral Kilauea

  • Ages of Early Events: Isotopic Dating and Piston-Core Stratigraphy

  • Other Possible Sites of Early Alkalic Volcanism

  • Past Slope Failures and Future Stability of the South Flank