Mauna Kea

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Mauna Kea
Mauna a Wākea
Mauna Kea from the ocean.jpg
Mauna Kea wi its saisonal snaw cap veesible
Heichest pynt
Elevation 4,205 m (13,796 ft) [1]
Prominence 4,205 m (13,796 ft) [1]
Isolation 3,947 km (2,453 mi) [2]
Leetin Ultra
US state heich pynt
Coordinates 19°49′14″N 155°28′05″W / 19.820664075°N 155.468066397°W / 19.820664075; -155.468066397Coordinates: 19°49′14″N 155°28′05″W / 19.820664075°N 155.468066397°W / 19.820664075; -155.468066397[1]
Geografie
Mauna Kea is locatit in Hawaii
Mauna Kea
Mauna Kea
Poseetion o Mauna Kea in Hawaii
Location Hawaii Coonty, Hawaii, Unitit States
Parent range Hawaiian Islands
Geology
Age o rock Auldest dated rock: 237,000 ± 31,000 BP[3]
Approximate: ~1 million[3]
Muntain teep Shield volcano
Hetspot volcano
Volcanic arc/belt Hawaiian – Emperor seamount chain
Last eruption 2460 BCE ± 100 years
Climbing
First ascent Recordit: Goodrich (1823)[4]
Easiest route Mauna Kea Trail
Designatit November 1972

Mauna Kea (Inglis pronunciation: /ˌmɔːnə ˈkeɪ.ə/ or /ˌmaʊnə ˈkeɪ.ə/, Hawaiian: [ˈmɔunə ˈkɛjə]), an aa cried Mauna a Wākea in Hawaiian cultur, is a dormant volcano on the island o Hawaiʻi.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Mauna Kea". NGS Station Datasheet. United States National Geodetic Survey. Retrieved October 27, 2015. 
  2. "Mauna Kea". Summits of the World. peakbagger.com. Retrieved October 27, 2015. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Mauna Kea: Hawai'i's Tallest Volcano". Hawaiian Volcano ObservatoryUnited States Geological Survey. May 22, 2002. Retrieved August 8, 2010. 
  4. Hartt, Constance E; Neal, Marie C. (April 1940). "The Plant Ecology of Mauna Kea, Hawaii". Ecology. Ecological Society of America. 21 (2): 237–266. doi:10.2307/1930491. JSTOR 1930491.  (subscription needit)