Geology of Hawaii

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Geology of Hawaii

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  • Looking at diking in a roadcut near highway H3 on eastern Oahu with University of Hawaii professor, Mike Garcia<br />
  • Cinder layers near a vent center exposed below the Pali on Oahu
  • Overlooking Kileauea’s caldera from the Volcano House
  • On the floor of Kileaua Iki crater
  • A special greeting on the floor of Kileauea Iki crater
  • Recent lavas (since 1985) covering the Chain of Craters road in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park<br />
  • Fumeroles on the floor of Kileauea Iki crater (it erupted in 1959!)
  • Looking into the crater of the shield volcano Mauna Ulu on Kileauea
  • Inside a lava tube on Kileauea
  • Observing lava flowing into the ocean on the south flank of Kileauea
  • On the way to the green sand beach near the southernmost point of the Big Island  (and of the United States!)
  • Makapu Point on the eastern side of Oahu with Mike Garcia. The windward side of Oahu in the background.<br />
  • Looking at lava flows at Makapu Point, Oahu
  • Mapping lavas in the crater of Kileauea
  • The green sand beach on the Big Island
  • Team spirit on Hapuna Beach, Hawaii