March 9, 2011

Mauna Loa, ka Lae


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Hawaii Volcanoes Visitor Center

The Hawaii Volcanoes Visitor Center, built by the CCC in the 1930's

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 9, 2011
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filename: VolcanoesVisitorCenter
accession number: 2011-03-09 1
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: volanoes-park-headquarters-big-island-hawaii

coordinates: 19.4292 N -155.2577 W
click order on locality page: 1
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Halema'uma'u and the Jaggar Museum

Halema'uma'u during a low intensity eruption, from the caldera rim near the Jaggar Museum

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 9, 2011
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filename: HalemaumauRedux15mm
accession number: 2011-03-09 2
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: crater-rim-drive-hawaii-volcanoes-park

coordinates: 19.4206 N -155.2871 W
click order on locality page: 5
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Kilauea Military Camp

Kilauea Military Camp, a rest and recreation facility within the national park

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, on the Big Island, Hawaii

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filename: KilaueaMilitaryCamp
accession number: 2011-03-09 4
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: crater-rim-drive-hawaii-volcanoes-park

coordinates: 19.4325 N -155.2743 W
click order on locality page: 1
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Tree molds

Tree molds near the bottom of the Mauna Loa Road

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 9, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-09 5
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: mauna-loa-strip-road-hawaii-volcanoes-park

coordinates: 19.4346 N -155.2814 W
click order on locality page: 1
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Koa forest on Mauna Loa

An new forest of koa trees with charred remnants of larger trees

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 9, 2011
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filename: OldNewKoaForest
accession number: 2011-03-09 6
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: mauna-loa-strip-road-hawaii-volcanoes-park

coordinates: 19.461 N -155.3448 W
click order on locality page: 5
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Mauna Loa Road viewpoint

View over Kilauea with three active eruptions, from the summit of the Mauna Loa Road

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 9, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-09 7
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: mauna-loa-strip-road-hawaii-volcanoes-park

coordinates: 19.4757 N -155.3639 W
click order on locality page: 8
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Mauna Loa's CCC-built lookout

The CCC-built lookout at the summit of the Mauna Loa Road

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 9, 2011
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filename: MoanaLoaLookoutShelter
accession number: 2011-03-09 9
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: mauna-loa-strip-road-hawaii-volcanoes-park

Coordinates: 19.4927 N -155.3854 W
click order on locality page: 7
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Ke'amoku Lava Flow on Mauna Loa

The Ke'amoku Lava Flow on the Mauna Loa Road

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 9, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-09 10
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: mauna-loa-strip-road-hawaii-volcanoes-park

Coordinates: 19.4923 N -155.3854 W
click order on locality page: 6
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Kipuka Ki forest

Tall native forest at Kipuka Ki on the Mauna Loa Road

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 9, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-09 11
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: mauna-loa-strip-road-hawaii-volcanoes-park

coordinates: 19.4435 N -155.3224 W
click order on locality page: 4
type: full sphere

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Kipuka Puaulu rare species

Rare tree species at Kipuka Puaulu

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 9, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-09 12
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: mauna-loa-strip-road-hawaii-volcanoes-park

coordinates: 19.4386 N -155.3027 W
click order on locality page: 2
type: full sphere

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Kipuka Puaulu dead ohia trees

Very large dead ohia trees are common at Kipuka Puaulu

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 9, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-09 13
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: mauna-loa-strip-road-hawaii-volcanoes-park

coordinates: 19.4397 N -155.3033 W
click order on locality page: 3
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Ka'u Desert ash dunes

Ash dunes on the lava flows in the Ka'u Desert

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 9, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-09 14
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: kau-desert-big-island-hawaii

coordinates: 19.3589 N -155.3651 W
click order on locality page: 1
type: full sphere

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Ka'u Desert pahoehoe

Pahoehoe lava near the footprints trail in the Ka'u Desert

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 9, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-09 15
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: kau-desert-big-island-hawaii

coordinates: 19.3592 N -155.3648 W
click order on locality page: 2
type: full sphere

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Ka'u Desert ropy pahoehoe

Ropy pahoehoe lava on the Ka'u Desert Trail

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 9, 2011
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filename: KauPahoehoe_Two
accession number: 2011-03-09 16
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: kau-desert-big-island-hawaii

coordinates: 19.3597 N -155.3647 W
click order on locality page: 3
type: full sphere

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Ka'u Desert a'a lava

Rough a'a lava in the Ka'u Desert

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 9, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-09 17
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: kau-desert-big-island-hawaii

coordinates: 19.3675 N -155.3669 W
click order on locality page: 4
type: full sphere

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Ka'u Desert Trail

The Ka'u Desert Trail through incredibly rough a'a lava

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 9, 2011
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filename: KauDesertTrail
accession number: 2011-03-09 18
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: kau-desert-big-island-hawaii

coordinates: 19.368 N -155.367 W
click order on locality page: 5
type: full sphere

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South Point boat hoists

The scary boat hoists and ladders on the cliff at South Point

Ka'u, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 9, 2011
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filename: KaLaeSunset_One
accession number: 2011-03-09 19
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: south-point-ka-lae-big-island-hawaii

coordinates: 18.915 N -155.6828 W
click order on locality page: 1
type: full sphere

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Dusk at South Point

Dusk at Ka Lae (South Point), the southernmost place in the United States

Ka'u, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 9, 2011
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filename: KaLaeSunset_Two
accession number: 2011-03-09 20
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: south-point-ka-lae-big-island-hawaii

Coordinates: 18.9116 N -155.6815 W
click order on locality page: 2
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South Point heiau

A heiau and the southernmost campsite in the US, at South Point

Ka'u, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 9, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-09 21
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: south-point-ka-lae-big-island-hawaii

coordinates: 18.9121 N -155.6818 W
click order on locality page: 3
type: full sphere

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Sunset at South Point

Sunset at Ka Lae, South Point

Ka'u, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 9, 2011
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filename: KaLaeSunsetFour
accession number: 2011-03-09 22
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: south-point-ka-lae-big-island-hawaii

coordinates: 18.9124 N -155.6818 W
click order on locality page: 4
type: full sphere

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