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Mauna Kea

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Mauna Kea, culminating at 4,205 m (13,796 ft) is the highest point in Hawaii. The summit of Mauna Kea is often covered by snow in the winter. Thanks to its high elevation, dry air, and dark skies, Mauna Kea has become the largest scientific observatory site in the world, home to thirteen telescopes from eleven countries. The access road has an unpaved and steep section requiring a four-wheel drive vehicle.

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Road and cinder cones. Mauna Kea, Big Island, Hawaii, USA ( color) Antenna on volcano top above clouds. Mauna Kea, Big Island, Hawaii, USA ( color) Astronomic radio antenna and sea of clouds. Mauna Kea, Big Island, Hawaii, USA ( color) High altitude volcano with snow at sunset. Mauna Kea, Big Island, Hawaii, USA ( color) Snowy cinder cone and clouds. Mauna Kea, Big Island, Hawaii, USA ( color) Cinder cone and sea of clouds at sunset. Mauna Kea, Big Island, Hawaii, USA ( color) Snow pattern on top of cinder cone. Mauna Kea, Big Island, Hawaii, USA ( color) Dark ridges and clouds from above. Mauna Kea, Big Island, Hawaii, USA ( color) Summit observatories. Mauna Kea, Big Island, Hawaii, USA ( color) Observatories and recent snow. Mauna Kea, Big Island, Hawaii, USA ( color) Summit observatory complex. Mauna Kea, Big Island, Hawaii, USA ( color) Altar on the summit. Mauna Kea, Big Island, Hawaii, USA ( color) Inside Keck Observatory. Mauna Kea, Big Island, Hawaii, USA ( color) Telescopes, clouds, and fog at sunset. Mauna Kea, Big Island, Hawaii, USA ( color) Sea of clouds and earth shadow. Mauna Kea, Big Island, Hawaii, USA ( color) Recent snow and telescopes at sunset. Mauna Kea, Big Island, Hawaii, USA ( color) Telescopes and stars at nightfall. Mauna Kea, Big Island, Hawaii, USA ( color) Telescopes and star trails. Mauna Kea, Big Island, Hawaii, USA ( color) United Kingdom Infrared Telescope and stars. Mauna Kea, Big Island, Hawaii, USA ( color) Telescopes and stars at night. Mauna Kea, Big Island, Hawaii, USA ( color)
There are 20 color pictures on this page out of 37 color pictures of Mauna Kea.

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