Glaciation of Mauna Kea, Hawaii 

GSA Bulletin



Wentworth and Powers have described four stages of glaciation on Mauna Kea, Hawaii. The type localities of the deposits have been studied by the writer, and only the latest or Makanaka deposits can be accepted as definitely glacial drift. The deposits of the first and second stages are paroxysmal explosion deposits. Those of the third stage are a fanglomerate that could have been laid down in early Wisconsin time by floods caused by hot lava melting the icecap.

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Glaciation of Mauna Kea, Hawaii 
Series title GSA Bulletin
DOI 10.1130/0016-7606(1945)56[267:GOMKH]2.0.CO;2
Volume 56
Issue 3
Year Published 1945
Language English
Publisher Geological Society of America
Description 8 p.
First page 267
Last page 274
Country United States
State Hawaii
Other Geospatial Mauna Kea
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