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Kohala

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  • United States
  • Hawaii and Pacific Ocean
  • Shield
  • Pleistocene
  • Country
  • Volcanic Region
  • Primary Volcano Type
  • Last Known Eruption
  • 20.08°N
  • 155.72°W

  • 1668 m
    5471 ft

  • 332800
  • Latitude
  • Longitude

  • Summit
    Elevation

  • Volcano
    Number

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This compilation of synonyms and subsidiary features may not be comprehensive. Features are organized into four major categories: Cones, Craters, Domes, and Thermal Features. Synonyms of features appear indented below the primary name. In some cases additional feature type, elevation, or location details are provided.

Eruptive History

The Global Volcanism Program is not aware of any Holocene eruptions from Kohala. If this volcano has had large eruptions (VEI >= 4) prior to 10,000 years ago, information might be found on the Kohala page in the LaMEVE (Large Magnitude Explosive Volcanic Eruptions) database, a part of the Volcano Global Risk Identification and Analysis Project (VOGRIPA).

Deformation History

There is no Deformation History data available for Kohala.

Emission History

There is no Emissions History data available for Kohala.

Photo Gallery

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GVP Map Holdings

The maps shown below have been scanned from the GVP map archives and include the volcano on this page. Clicking on the small images will load the full 300 dpi map. Very small-scale maps (such as world maps) are not included. The maps database originated over 30 years ago, but was only recently updated and connected to our main database. We welcome users to tell us if they see incorrect information or other problems with the maps; please use the Contact GVP link at the bottom of the page to send us email.

Title: Hawaii
Publisher: US Geological Survey
Country: United States
Year: 1988
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:750,000
Map of Hawaii
Title: Seismicity of Hawaii
Publisher: US Geological Survey
Country: United States
Year: 1988
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:750,000
Map of Seismicity of Hawaii
Title: Map Showing Distribution, Composition, and Age of Late Cenozoic Volcanic Craters in Hawaii
Publisher: US Geological Survey
Country: United States
Year: 1988
Series: Misc Investigations
Map Type: Geology
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Map Showing Distribution, Composition, and Age of Late Cenozoic Volcanic Craters in Hawaii
Title: HI-Map of Dist, Comp & Age of Late CZ Volc Centers
Publisher: US Geological Survey
Country: United States
Year: 1988
Series: MI
Map Type: Geology (Volcano)
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of HI-Map of Dist, Comp & Age of Late CZ Volc Centers
Title: Seismicity of Hawaii, 1962-1985
Publisher: US Geological Survey
Country: United States
Year: 1988
Series: OFR
Map Type: Geophysical (Seismic)
Scale: 1:750,000
Map of Seismicity of Hawaii, 1962-1985
Title: Hawaiian Islands
Publisher: DMA Aerospace Center
Country: United States
Year: 1986
Series: ONC
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:1,000,000
Map of Hawaiian Islands
Title: Hawaii to French Frigate Shoals
Publisher: US Department of Commerce, NOAA National Ocean Service
Country: United States
Year: 1983
Map Type: Bathymetric
Scale: 1:1,650,000
Map of Hawaii to French Frigate Shoals
Title: Geothermal Resources of Hawaii
Publisher: HI Institute of Geophysics, Univ. HI
Country: United States
Year: 1983
Map Type: Unknown
Scale: 1:500,000
Map of Geothermal Resources of Hawaii
Title: Close-Up USA Hawaii
Publisher: National Geographic Society
Country: United States
Year: 1976
Map Type: Geology
Scale: 1:675,000
Map of Close-Up USA Hawaii
Title: Hawaii
Publisher: US Geological Survey
Country: United States
Year: 1975
Series: W532
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Hawaii
Title: Island of Hawaii
Publisher: Dept of Commerce, ESSA, Coast & Geodetic Survey
Country: United States
Year: 1967
Map Type: Bathymetric
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Island of Hawaii
Title: Hawaii North
Publisher: US Army Map Service
Country: United States
Year: 1961
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:250,000
Map of Hawaii North
Title: Anaehoomalu
Publisher: US Geological Survey
Country: United States
Year: 1959
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:24,000
Map of Anaehoomalu
Title: Puako
Publisher: US Geological Survey
Country: United States
Year: 1943
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:62,500
Map of Puako
Title: Kohala
Publisher: US Geological Survey
Country: United States
Year: 1913
Map Type: Topographic
Scale: 1:62,500
Map of Kohala
Smithsonian Sample Collections Database

The following 99 samples associated with this volcano can be found in the Smithsonian's NMNH Department of Mineral Sciences collections, and may be availble for research (contact the Rock and Ore Collections Manager). Catalog number links will open a window with more information.

Catalog Number Sample Description Lava Source Collection Date
NMNH 109409-6 Basalt -- --
NMNH 109409-9 Alkalic Basalt -- --
NMNH 111122-2 Mugearite -- --
NMNH 111777 Mugearite -- --
NMNH 111778 Mugearite -- --
NMNH 111779 Mugearite -- --
NMNH 111780 Mugearite -- --
NMNH 111781 Mugearite -- --
NMNH 111782 Mugearite -- --
NMNH 112521-43 Mugearite -- --
NMNH 112521-53 Mugearite -- --
NMNH 112521-54 Mugearite PUU PILI FLOW --
NMNH 113095-2 Trachyte -- --
NMNH 113095-2 Trachyte -- --
NMNH 114362-1 Basalt KAMUELA --
NMNH 114362-10 Ultramafic Nodule KAMUELA --
NMNH 114362-11 Ultramafic Nodule KAMUELA --
NMNH 114362-12 Ultramafic Nodule KAMUELA --
NMNH 114362-13 Ultramafic Nodule KAMUELA --
NMNH 114362-14 Ultramafic Nodule KAMUELA --
NMNH 114362-2 Basalt KAMUELA --
NMNH 114362-3 Basalt KAMUELA --
NMNH 114362-4 Basalt KAMUELA --
NMNH 114362-5 Basalt KAMUELA --
NMNH 114362-6 Basalt KAMUELA --
NMNH 114362-7 Basalt KAMUELA --
NMNH 114362-8 Ultramafic Nodule KAMUELA --
NMNH 114362-9 Basalt KAMUELA --
NMNH 114369-1 Dunite -- --
NMNH 114369-10 Ultramafic Nodule KAMUELA --
NMNH 114369-11 Ultramafic Nodule KAMUELA --
NMNH 114369-12 Ultramafic Nodule KAMUELA --
NMNH 114369-13 Ultramafic Nodule KAMUELA --
NMNH 114369-2 Gabbro -- --
NMNH 114369-3 Ultramafic Nodule KAMUELA --
NMNH 114369-4 Ultramafic Nodule KAMUELA --
NMNH 114369-5 Ultramafic Nodule KAMUELA --
NMNH 114369-6 Ultramafic Nodule KAMUELA --
NMNH 114369-7 Ultramafic Nodule KAMUELA --
NMNH 114369-8 Ultramafic Nodule KAMUELA --
NMNH 114369-9 Ultramafic Nodule KAMUELA --
NMNH 114403-1 Trachyte KAMUELA --
NMNH 114404-1 Trachyte KAMUELA --
NMNH 114801-1 Basalt -- --
NMNH 114801-10 Basalt -- --
NMNH 114801-11 Basalt -- --
NMNH 114801-12 Ultramafic Nodule -- --
NMNH 114801-13 Basalt -- --
NMNH 114801-2 Basalt -- --
NMNH 114801-3 Basalt -- --
NMNH 114801-4 Basalt -- --
NMNH 114801-5 Ankaramite -- --
NMNH 114801-6 Hawaiite -- --
NMNH 114801-7 Basalt -- --
NMNH 114801-8 Basalt -- --
NMNH 114801-9 Basalt -- --
NMNH 114932-1 Ultramafic Nodule -- --
NMNH 114932-2 Ultramafic Nodule -- --
NMNH 114950-1 Ultramafic Nodule -- --
NMNH 114950-10 Ultramafic Nodule -- --
NMNH 114950-11 Ultramafic Nodule -- --
NMNH 114950-12 Ultramafic Nodule -- --
NMNH 114950-13 Ultramafic Nodule -- --
NMNH 114950-2 Ultramafic Nodule -- --
NMNH 114950-3 Ultramafic Nodule -- --
NMNH 114950-4 Ultramafic Nodule -- --
NMNH 114950-5 Ultramafic Nodule -- --
NMNH 114950-6 Ultramafic Nodule -- --
NMNH 114950-7 Ultramafic Nodule -- --
NMNH 114950-8 Ultramafic Nodule -- --
NMNH 114950-9 Ultramafic Nodule -- --
NMNH 114961-1 Basalt -- --
NMNH 114962-1 Basalt -- --
NMNH 114962-2 Basalt -- --
NMNH 116249-81 Ankaramite (?) -- --
NMNH 116253-20 Oligoclase Andesite -- --
NMNH 116253-21 Olivine-Oligoclase Andesite -- --
NMNH 116253-22 Oligoclase Andesite -- --
NMNH 116253-27 Olivine-Oligoclase Andesite -- --
NMNH 116253-28 Basalt -- --
NMNH 116859-17 Trachyte -- --
NMNH 116859-18 Hawaiite -- --
NMNH 116859-19 Alkalic Basalt -- --
NMNH 116865-18 Trachyte -- --
NMNH 116865-19 Hawaiite -- --
NMNH 116865-20 Olivine Basalt -- --
NMNH 117270-2 Basalt -- --
NMNH 117270-3 Feldspar Basalt -- --
NMNH 117270-4 Feldspar Basalt -- --
NMNH 99951 Oligoclase Andesite -- --
NMNH 99952 Oligoclase Andesite -- --
NMNH 99953 Oligoclase Andesite -- --
NMNH 99954 Feldspar Basalt -- --
NMNH 99955-1 Basalt -- --
NMNH 99955-2 Basalt -- --
NMNH 99955-3 Basalt -- --
NMNH 99956-1 Basalt -- --
NMNH 99956-2 Basalt -- --
NMNH 99956-3 Basalt -- --
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