March 13, 2011

Mauna Kea


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Mountaintops from Hilo Bay

Clear view of Mauna Loa (left) and Mauna Kea (right) from Hilo Bay

Hilo, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 13, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-13 1
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: hilo-bay-big-island-hawaii

coordinates: 19.7274 N -155.0695 W
click order on locality page: 6
type: sphere - zenith hole

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Humu'ula Saddle pahoehoe

Pahoehoe lava on the 1935 flow in the Humu'ula Saddle

the Big Island, Hawaii

March 13, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-13 2
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: saddle-road-mauna-kea-loa-big-island-hawaii

coordinates: 19.6873 N -155.4628 W
click order on locality page: 1
type: full sphere

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Mauna Kea Road Mile One

Mile One above Hale Pohaku on the Mauna Kea Road switchbacks

Mauna Kea, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 13, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-13 3
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: mauna-kea-road-big-island-hawaii

coordinates: 19.7679 N -155.4604 W
click order on locality page: 3
type: full sphere

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California-France-Hawaii Telescope on Mauna Kea

Next to the California-France-Hawaii Telescope

Mauna Kea, on the Big Island, Hawaii

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accession number: 2011-03-13 4
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: mauna-kea-summit-big-island-hawaii

coordinates: 19.8259 N -155.4698 W
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University of Hawaii Telescope on Mauna Kea

The University of Hawaii Telescope, Gemini Nortern Telescope (to right), and University of Hawaii Telescope (to left)

Mauna Kea, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 13, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-13 5
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: mauna-kea-summit-big-island-hawaii

coordinates: 19.8227 N -155.4701 W
click order on locality page: 2
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Keck Telescope obervation area

Obervation area at the Keck Telescope

Mauna Kea, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 13, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-13 6
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: mauna-kea-summit-big-island-hawaii

coordinates: 19.8261 N -155.4751 W
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Keck Observatory on Mauna Kea

Between the twin domes of the W.M. Keck Observatory

Mauna Kea, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 13, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-13 7
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: mauna-kea-summit-big-island-hawaii

coordinates: 19.8262 N -155.4752 W
click order on locality page: 3
type: full sphere

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Altar on Red Hill Mauna Kea

Native Hawaiian altar at the summit of Red Hill

Mauna Kea, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 13, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-13 8
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: mauna-kea-red-hill-big-island-hawaii

coordinates: 19.8212 N -155.4689 W
click order on locality page: 2
type: sphere - zenith hole

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Red Hill on Mauna Kea

Visitors from around the world hike to Red Hill on Mauna Kea, highest point in the entire Pacific

Mauna Kea, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 13, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-13 9
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: mauna-kea-red-hill-big-island-hawaii

Coordinates: 19.8213 N -155.4689 W
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Mauna Kea Trail

On the trail from Red Hill down the mountain to the Onizuka Center

Mauna Kea, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 13, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-13 10
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: mauna-kea-red-hill-big-island-hawaii

Coordinates: 19.82 N -155.4687 W
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South from Mauna Kea to Mauna Loa

Looking south from Red Hill on Mauna Kea across the Humu'ula Saddle to Mauna Loa

Mauna Kea, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 13, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-13 11
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: mauna-kea-red-hill-big-island-hawaii

coordinates: 19.8206 N -155.4688 W
click order on locality page: 5
type: sphere - zenith hole

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Red Hill summit of Mauna Kea

Red Hill is the true summit of Mauna Kea at 13,796 feet (4205 meters)

Mauna Kea, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 13, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-13 12
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: mauna-kea-red-hill-big-island-hawaii

coordinates: 19.8212 N -155.469 W
click order on locality page: 1
type: full sphere

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Mauna Kea Road Mile Three

Top of the switchbacks at 11.000 feet (3350 meters) on the Mauna Kea summit road

Mauna Kea, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 13, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-13 13
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: mauna-kea-road-big-island-hawaii

coordinates: 19.7746 N -155.4544 W
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Mauna Kea Road Mile Two

The highest easily visible vegetation on Mauna Kea, at about 10,000 feet (3100 meters)

Mauna Kea, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 13, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-13 14
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: mauna-kea-road-big-island-hawaii

coordinates: 19.769 N -155.4629 W
click order on locality page: 4
type: full sphere

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Mauna Kea Visitor Information Station

The Mauna Kea Visitor Information Station at the Onizuka Center for International Astronomy, elevation 9200 feet (2800 meters)

Mauna Kea, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 13, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-13 15
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: mauna-kea-road-big-island-hawaii

coordinates: 19.7591 N -155.4561 W
click order on locality page: 1
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Mauna Kea silversword enclosure

Rare and endagered Mauna Kea silversword in an enclosure at Hale Pohaku next to the information station

Mauna Kea, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 13, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-13 16
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: mauna-kea-road-big-island-hawaii

coordinates: 19.7593 N -155.4553 W
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Mana Road in the Humu'ula Saddle

Grazing land at Mana Road in the Humu'ula Saddle

the Big Island, Hawaii

March 13, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-13 17
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: saddle-road-mauna-kea-loa-big-island-hawaii

coordinates: 19.7119 N -155.4453 W
click order on locality page: 2
type: full sphere

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Koa trees on Pu'u Huluhulu

Koa trees on Pu'u Huluhulu in the Humu'ula Saddle

the Big Island, Hawaii

March 13, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-13 18
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: saddle-road-mauna-kea-loa-big-island-hawaii

coordinates: 19.6875 N -155.4679 W
click order on locality page: 3
type: full sphere

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Mauna Kea from Pu'u Huluhulu

Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea from Pu'u Huluhulu in the Humu'ula Saddle

the Big Island, Hawaii

March 13, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-13 19
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: saddle-road-mauna-kea-loa-big-island-hawaii

coordinates: 19.6872 N -155.4686 W
click order on locality page: 4
type: full sphere

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Sheep from the Saddle Road

Sheep grazing in the fog, Saddle Road on the west slope of Mauna Kea

the Big Island, Hawaii

March 13, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-13 20
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: saddle-road-mauna-kea-loa-big-island-hawaii

Coordinates: 19.8495 N -155.6469 W
click order on locality page: 5
type: full sphere

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Dusk at Laupahoehoe

Dusk at Laupahoehoe landing

Laupahoehoe County Park, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 13, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-13 21
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: laupahoehoe-big-island-hawaii

coordinates: 19.9925 N -155.24 W
click order on locality page: 3
type: sphere - nadir hole

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Dusk at Laupahoehoe

Dusk at Laupahoehoe landing

Laupahoehoe County Park, on the Big Island, Hawaii

March 13, 2011
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accession number: 2011-03-13 22
state: hawaii
region: hawaii-big-island
locality: laupahoehoe-big-island-hawaii

coordinates: 19.9925 N -155.24 W
click order on locality page: 4
type: sphere - nadir hole

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