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Travel: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

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You’ll find Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on the island of Hawaii, home to one of the world’s most active volcanoes (Kilauea) and its most massive one (Mauna Loa). The Park spreads out over 520 sq. mi. of land, and goes from sea level all the way up to the rim of Mauna Loa at 13,677 feet.

The Park offers vistas unavailable anywhere else in the country. You can see flaming lava break off a cliff and fall into the Pacific Ocean. You can walk right up to slow moving floes of lava. You can – well, shoot, let’s see if these pictures don’t say all that needs to be said about this otherworldly location:

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5 Comments

  1. impressive photos 🙂

  2. I always find something interesting on your site. Thanks for these wonderful photos!

  3. i am a miniature volcanologist. i love volcanoes!

  4. its a good website

  5. IT IS VERY~VERY nice to see.

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