Hawaii's Two Highest Volcanoes

The Island of Hawaii's two highest mountains (volcanoes) are Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa. They are over 13,600 feet (4,150 m) above sea level and rise nearly 30,000 feet (9,100 m) from the sea floor. Haleakala, the highest mountain on Maui, is over 10,000 feet (3,050 m) high. The highest peaks on Molokai and Oahu are near 5,000 and 4,000 feet (1,525 and 1,220 m) in elevation, respectively. Kauai has a peak 5,200 feet (1,585 m) high. Photograph by Bill Wise and courtesy of U.S. Geological Survey.


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