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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

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Wonder Type: Natural
Best of: Park, Volcano
Description:
This site contains two of the most active volcanoes in the world, Mauna Loa (4,170 m high) and Kilauea (1,250 m high), both of which tower over the Pacific Ocean. Volcanic eruptions have created a constantly changing landscape, and the lava flows reveal surprising geological formations. Rare birds and endemic species can be found there, as well as forests of giant ferns.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Hawaii Volcanoes National Park", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.