Nature Notes

January 2, 2015

The East Maui Volcano, Haleakala

Filed under: Hawaii,Landscape — Tags: , — Harold Stiver @ 6:00 am


Haleakala is a massive volcano which forms 75% of the Island of Maui. It is thought to have last erupted in the 1600s and may not be extinct. The interior crater is over 11 km (7 miles) across and some 800 m. ( 2,600 feet) deep. There is a road to the summit and bicycle tours down are a popular tourist attraction.



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  1. Amazing shots! Love the way the clouds roll in. I imagine it’s a paradise for a geologists.

    Comment by Hilke Breder — April 13, 2010 @ 7:59 pm

  2. Thanks Hilke;

    It amazing how fast the clouds move across the landscape. One minute you can’t see 50 feet and then you can see for miles.

    Cheers, Harold

    Comment by Harold — April 15, 2010 @ 7:44 am

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