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.

Mauna Kea
Mauna a Wākea
Mauna Kea from the ocean.jpg
Mauna Kea wi its saisonal snaw cap veesible
Heichest pynt
Elevation4,205 m (13,796 ft) [1]
Prominence4,205 m (13,796 ft) [1]
Isolation3,947 km (2,453 mi) [2]
LeetinUltra
US state heich pynt
Coordinates19°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
LocationHawaii Coonty, Hawaii, Unitit States
Parent rangeHawaiian Islands
Geology
Age o rockAuldest dated rock: 237,000 ± 31,000 BP[3]
Approximate: ~1 million[3]
Muntain teepShield volcano
Hetspot volcano
Volcanic arc/beltHawaiian – Emperor seamount chain
Last eruption2460 BCE ± 100 years
Climbing
First ascentRecordit: Goodrich (1823)[4]
Easiest routeMauna Kea Trail
DesignatitNovember 1972

ReferencesEedit

  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)