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Welcome to CoreFacts, where we're always short on time and big on science. I'm Steve Sobieszczyk. Well, today we have some trivia for you.
Where is the largest active volcano in the world?
Mauna Loa (Hawaii) is the world's largest active volcano, projecting nearly 13,700 feet above sea level, with its actual peak 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, making it not only the tallest volcano, but also the tallest mountain on earth.
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Title: Where is the largest active volcano in the world?
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Date Recorded: 4/10/2008
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