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Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa
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Flight Kahului-Hilo, view to Mauna Kea (left, 4207 m), Mauna Loa (right, 4169 m), and to the Hāmākua Coast in the foreground. The dormant shield volcano of Mauna Kea is the highest summit of Hawai'i and the highest mountain in the world when taking its submarine basis as reference. Mauna Loa - another shield volcano - is one of the largest active volcanoes worldwide.

Thursday 12 August 2010 by Martin Mergili in Australia and Oceania / Hawai'i | Big Island (2318 visits)