Haleakala crater, Maui, Hawaii 1979

Childs, Iraphne R. (1979) Haleakala crater, Maui, Hawaii 1979. [Image]

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Abstract

View of Haleakala crater from the beginning of the cross-crater trail at the summit. Haleakala (lit. House of the Sun) volcano dominates East Maui. This volcano is 750,000 years old and is considered to be still active, having last erupted in 1790. The summit is 10,023 feet (3,600 meters) in elevation and the crater is 3,000 ft deep containing many cinder cones .

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Item Type: Image
Collection: Asia-Pacific Images: 1970s-1990s
Keywords: volcanic crater; lava
Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2013 13:02
Last Modified: 30 Aug 2014 19:38
Copyright Owner: Copyright Iraphne R. Childs.
Location:
CountryState or RegionCity or TownPlace
United StatesHawaiiEast MauiHaleakala crater
URI: http://digitalcollections.qut.edu.au/id/eprint/220
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