from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- An active volcano, about 4,208 m (13,796 ft) high, of north-central Hawaii Island. It is the highest peak in the islands.
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- proper n. A dormant volcano on Hawaii, the tallest mountain in the world from its base on the sea floor.
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- n. an active volcano on north central Hawaii Island; highest peak in the Hawaiian Islands
This includes Hawaii, where about seven inches of snow was observed atop Mauna Kea, which isn't unusual in January.
Hawaii, formerly known as Owhyhee, is very much the largest, being eighty-eight miles in length by sixty-eight in breadth; and it contains two lofty mountains, each upwards of thirteen thousand feet in height -- one called Mauna Kea, and the other
Even Hawaii, with seven inches of snow atop Mauna Kea, wasn't spared.
Most of that work would be done in the months ahead at Paranal and at the W. M. Keck Observatory, atop Mauna Kea in Hawaii, together probably the two most cutting-edge centers for ground-based astronomy on Earth.
That included Hawaii, which had 7 inches on the top of the Mauna Kea mountain.
Even Hawaii has snow, in Mauna Kea on the Big Island.
Well, Oprah I'm not, so I'll settle for a week of warm breezes, relaxing days and nights and no set plans except going to the summit of Mauna Kea on Superbowl Sunday.
I'm lying on the beach at Mauna Kea on the Big Island of Hawai'i.
On Aug. 11, 2007, Mark Swain from JPL and his team turned the NASA Infrared Telescope Facility – a 3-meter telescope on the summit of Mauna Kea, Hawaii, — to the hot, Jupiter-size planet HD 189733b in the constellation Vulpecula.
Researchers followed up and confirmed the discovery with the University of Hawaii's 2.2-meter 88-inch visible-light telescope near the summit of Mauna Kea.
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