March 11, 2011

Chain of Craters, Pu'u Huluhulu


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Kilauea Iki overlook

Viewpoint overlooking Kilauea Iki Crater

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 11, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-11 1
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: kilauea-iki-hawaii-volcanoes-park

coordinates: 19.4161 N -155.243 W
click order on locality page: 1
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Thurston Lava Tube entrance

Entrance to the Thurston Lava Tube

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 11, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-11 2
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: thurston-lava-tube-hawaii-volcanoes-park

coordinates: 19.4139 N -155.2385 W
click order on locality page: 2
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Inside Thurston Lava Tube

Thurston Lava Tube, paved and lighted by the park service

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 11, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-11 3
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: thurston-lava-tube-hawaii-volcanoes-park

coordinates: 19.414 N -155.2383 W
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Inside Thurston Lava Tube

Inside Thurston Lava Tube cave

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, on the Big Island, Hawaii

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accession number: 2011-03-11 4
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: thurston-lava-tube-hawaii-volcanoes-park

coordinates: 19.414 N -155.2382 W
click order on locality page: 4
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Tree ferns near Thurston Lava Tube

Tree ferns near the far end of Thurston Lava Tube

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 11, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-11 5
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: thurston-lava-tube-hawaii-volcanoes-park

coordinates: 19.4141 N -155.2379 W
click order on locality page: 5
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Above the Thurston Lava Tube

Top of the trail leading down to the Thurston Lava Tube

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 11, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-11 6
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: thurston-lava-tube-hawaii-volcanoes-park

coordinates: 19.4141 N -155.2379 W
click order on locality page: 1
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Pu'u Puai Lookout at Kilauea Iki

The Pu'u Puai lookout above Kilauea Iki Crater

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 11, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-11 7
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: kilauea-iki-hawaii-volcanoes-park

coordinates: 19.4119 N -155.2506 W
click order on locality page: 3
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Tree fern forest near Pu'u Puahi

Tree fern and ohia forest along Chain of Craters Road near Pu'u Puahi

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 11, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-11 10
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: kilauea-iki-hawaii-volcanoes-park

Coordinates: 19.4084 N -155.2487 W
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Puahi Crater

Puahi Crater on Chain of Craters Road

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 11, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-11 11
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: chain-craters-road-hawaii-volcanoes-park

coordinates: 19.3716 N -155.2252 W
click order on locality page: 2
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Pu'u Huluhulu trail

The Pu'u Huluhulu trail skirts a small kipuka in the lava flows

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 11, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-11 12
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: puu-huluhulu-trail-hawaii-volcanoes-park

coordinates: 19.3714 N -155.2076 W
click order on locality page: 1
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At the base of Pu'u Huluhulu

On the trail at the base of Pu'u Huluhulu

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 11, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-11 13
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: puu-huluhulu-trail-hawaii-volcanoes-park

coordinates: 19.3709 N -155.2074 W
click order on locality page: 4
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Summit of Pu'u Huluhulu

Pu'u Huluhulu is a popular hiking destination

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 11, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-11 14
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: puu-huluhulu-hawaii-volcanoes-park

coordinates: 19.3711 N -155.2051 W
click order on locality page: 2
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Summit of Pu'u Huluhulu

Summit of Pu'u Hulhulu

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 11, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-11 15
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: puu-huluhulu-hawaii-volcanoes-park

coordinates: 19.3711 N -155.205 W
click order on locality page: 0
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Crater of Pu'u Huluhulu

The vegetated crater at Pu'u Huluhulu contrasts with the surrounding sea of lava

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 11, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-11 16
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: puu-huluhulu-hawaii-volcanoes-park

coordinates: 19.3712 N -155.2049 W
click order on locality page: 3
type: full sphere

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Mauna Ulu from Pu'u Huluhulu

A grassy slope on Pu'u Huluhulu gives a good view of Mauna Ulu

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 11, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-11 17
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: puu-huluhulu-hawaii-volcanoes-park

coordinates: 19.3707 N -155.2054 W
click order on locality page: 1
type: full sphere

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Tree hummocks in lava flow

Hummocks in the lava surface where trees were buried and burned

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 11, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-11 18
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: puu-huluhulu-trail-hawaii-volcanoes-park

coordinates: 19.3726 N -155.2093 W
click order on locality page: 2
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Tree trunk cast in lava

A dramatic tree trunk cast in the pahoehoe lava on the Pu'u Hulhulu trail

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 11, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-11 19
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: puu-huluhulu-trail-hawaii-volcanoes-park

coordinates: 19.3727 N -155.2098 W
click order on locality page: 3
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Mauna Ulu fissures

This fissure was the site of one of Mauna Ulu's most spectacular eruptions

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 11, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-11 20
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: mauna-ulu-fissures-hawaii-volcanoes-park

Coordinates: 19.3636 N -155.2156 W
click order on locality page: 2
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Maunu Ulu eruption fissure

Eruption fissure on the southwest side of Mauna Ulu

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 11, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-11 21
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: mauna-ulu-fissures-hawaii-volcanoes-park

coordinates: 19.363 N -155.216 W
click order on locality page: 3
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Eruption fissure south of Mauna Ulu

Vegetation is slowly colonizing the eruption fissure

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 11, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-11 22
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: mauna-ulu-fissures-hawaii-volcanoes-park

coordinates: 19.363 N -155.2154 W
click order on locality page: 4
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Eruption fissure and ridge

Eruption fissure and a rudge of ejected lava on its downwind side

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 11, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-11 23
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: mauna-ulu-fissures-hawaii-volcanoes-park

coordinates: 19.3638 N -155.2144 W
click order on locality page: 5
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Mauna Ulu and eruption fissure

Looking upslope to Mauna Ulu and downslope to the eruption fissure

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 11, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-11 24
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: mauna-ulu-fissures-hawaii-volcanoes-park

coordinates: 19.364 N -155.2137 W
click order on locality page: 1
type: full sphere

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Chain of Craters Road closed by eruption

Chain of Craters Road closed above the pali because of dangerous eruption fumes

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 11, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-11 25
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: chain-craters-road-hawaii-volcanoes-park

coordinates: 19.3365 N -155.2042 W
click order on locality page: 3
type: full sphere

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