Why Hawaii's volcano is so UNUSUAL

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Hawaii is known for its volcanoes, but most volcanoes on earth exist along tectonic plate lines. Hawaii does not! What causes Hawaii to form, and how is it related to the mystery of a magnetic bar code across the Pacific Ocean? Host Dianna Cowern chatted with geologist Noah Randolph-Flagg from UC Berkeley while hiking on the island of Kauai. Check out the It's Okay to Be Smart video on Plate Tectonics! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KB7HzF2O3Kg Producer/Host: Dianna Cowern Editor: Jabril Ashe Research: Sophia Chen Animations: Kyle Norby http://physicsgirl.org/ http://twitter.com/thephysicsgirl http://facebook.com/thephysicsgirl http://instagram.com/thephysicsgirl Convection Footage: Singing Geologist https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0mUU69ParFM Volcano Footage: Kenneth https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m55I4I0peS8 Satellite images of Hawaii: NASA Stock Footage: Pixabay

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