USA: Hawaii – Hawaiʻi Island ~ Mauna Kea

Mauna Kea
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Geology…
“..Mauna Kea is one of five volcanoes that form the island of Hawaii, the largest and youngest island of the Hawaiian–Emperor seamount chain.[7] Of these five hotspot volcanoes, Mauna Kea is the fourth oldest and fourth most active.[4] It began as a preshield volcano driven by the Hawaii hotspot around one million years ago, and became exceptionally active during its shield stage until 500,000 years ago.[8] Mauna Kea entered its quieter post-shield stage 250,000 to 200,000 years ago,[9] and is currently dormant.[4] Mauna Kea does not have a visible summit caldera, but contains a number of small cinder and pumice cones near its summit. A former summit caldera may have been filled and buried by later summit eruption deposits. ..”

Mauna Kea (Hawaii) / The Hardest Climb in the World – YouTube

The Hawaiian Heavens – On the Summit of Mauna Kea … – YouTube

Big Island Hawaii Mauna Kea Summit Tour – YouTube

Telescope Built?

Controversial telescope to be built on sacred Hawaiian peak By CALEB JONESJune 20, 2019 apnews.com
“..Scientists say the summit is one of the best places on Earth for astronomy. The telescope would be three times as wide as the largest existing visible-light telescope in the world, with nine times more area. Several telescopes and observatories are already on the summit.

But opponents say the telescope will desecrate sacred land atop Mauna Kea, the state’s highest peak and a place of religious importance to Native Hawaiians…”

Neutral

Hawaii: Will Mauna Kea protests stop the Thirty Meter Telescope …

INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAII – Should the Thirty Meter Telescope Be …

Debate over planned telescope project on Mauna Kea … – YouTube

Protect?

Hundreds of protesters blocking Mauna Kea Access Road … – YouTube

The Rock Joins Hawaii Telescope Protest | The View – YouTube

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