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Drive along Saddle Road reveals outstanding volcanic geology

| | Nov 19 2017 - 8:43pm | Comments

Route 200, the Daniel K. Inouye Highway, crosses Humuula Saddle, which separates Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa, the two largest volcanoes on Hawaii Island. This Saddle showcases outstanding volcanic geology and is easy to reach for “roadside geologists.”

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