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Geologic Map of Kalaupapa Peninsula, Moloka‘i, Hawai‘i, USA

Journal of Maps

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DOI: 10.1080/17445647.2012.716751

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Abstract

Kalaupapa Peninsula, along the northern coast of East Moloka‘i volcano, is a remarkably well-preserved example of rejuvenated-stage volcanism from a Hawaiian volcano. Mapping of lava flows, vents and other volcanic constructs reveals a diversity of landforms on this small monogenetic basaltic shield. The late-stage lava distributary system of this shield is dominated by a prominent lava channel and tube system emanating from the primary vent, Kauhakō crater. This system, along with several smaller examples, fed five prominent rootless vents downslope from Kauhakō. This map shows the subaerial part of this volcanic construct at 1:30,000 scale and encompasses an area of approximately 20.6 km2.

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
Geologic Map of Kalaupapa Peninsula, Moloka‘i, Hawai‘i, USA
Series title:
Journal of Maps
DOI:
10.1080/17445647.2012.716751
Volume
8
Issue:
3
Year Published:
2012
Language:
English
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publisher location:
Philadelphia, PA
Contributing office(s):
Astrogeology Science Center
Description:
4 p.
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
Larger Work Title:
Journal of Maps
First page:
267
Last page:
270
Country:
United States
State:
Hawai'i
City:
Moloka'i
Other Geospatial:
Kalaupapa Peninsula