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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-03575

This view of Mauna Kea from the north shows the irregular profile of the summit. The scoria cones in the center of this photo were constructed during eruptions about 4,500 years ago. Photo by Richard Fiske, 1967 (Smithsonian Institution).

This view of Mauna Kea from the north shows the irregular profile of the summit. The scoria cones in the center of this photo were constructed during eruptions about 4,500 years ago.

Photo by Richard Fiske, 1967 (Smithsonian Institution).

Keywords: shield volcano | scoria cone


Mauna Kea