The Pit Craters In Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Look Like Something From Another Planet
The Hawaiian archipelago was created millions of years ago when underwater volcanoes emerged from the ocean’s surface. With approximately 20 volcanoes ranging in age from 400,000 years to 5.1 million years, the Hawaiian archipelago is the youngest section of the Hawaiian-Emperor seamount chain of volcanoes and seamounts extending across the Pacific Ocean. The volcanic landscapes found across the Aloha State sure are awe-inspiring, but it is the pit craters found within Hawaii Volcanoes National Park that will transport you to another world.
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Have you witnessed the beauty that are the pit craters of Hawaii Volcanoes National Park? What about some of the other incredible attractions in this epic national park — the recently reopened Thurston Lava Tube, for instance?
With more than 10 years of experience as a professional writer, Megan holds a degree in Mass Media from her home state of Minnesota. After college, she chose to trade in her winter boots for slippahs and moved to the beautiful island of Oahu, where she has been living for more than five years. She lives on the west side but is constantly taking mini-road trips across the island and visits the neighboring islands whenever she can getaway. She loves hiking, snorkeling, locally-grown coffee, and finding the best acai bowl on Oahu.
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