Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park

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Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park

Kilauea VolcanoBy Morgan Waters

HAWAI'I VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK

In this picture you can see the volcano Kilauea in it's active state.

This is a map showing where Kilauea is located, along with the surrounding craters, mountains and other areas.

In this picture you can see the volcano when it is calm and still.

The Kilauea Volcano is very significant to the Hawaiians because it is sacred and and serves as a home to the local ecosystems. It also serves as a home to legends and its eruptions are prominent in the legends.

Fun Facts:-The current ongoing eruption cycle began on Jan. 3, 1983- is said to be the home of the Hawaiian volcano goddess, Pele- is a shield volcano- rises up about 4,190 feet- formed over a hot spot

In this picture you can see Pele Honua Mea (Pele of the Sacred Earth) Goddess of Hawaii's Volcanoes.

Other Waysides:- Chain of Craters Road-Nahuku-Mauna Loa

In this picture you can see Kilauea pouring out lava over 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit.

In this picture you can see lava from the Kilaeau Volcano creeping up on the house and catching it on fire.

Kilauea Lava Flow

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