Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, U.S.A.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_1024

Located on the island of Hawaii in the U.S., Hawaii Volcanoes National Park has a core protection area of 929 km2. This park 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.

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