Monday, June 20, 2011

Haleakala Crater, Maui, Hawaii

The lunar landscape of Haleakala Crater covers an enormous expanse – so big that Manhattan could squeeze inside. The world’s largest dormant volcano, the crater is protected by the Haleakala National Park.


This is the place for stunning views of cinder cones, wild hiking trails, Hawaiian legends and rare endangered species. Gazing into the huge crater is an awe-inspiring sight, and several hikes lead across the crater floor.





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