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Mauna Kea from space

Rocky Planet iconRocky PlanetBy Erik KlemettiMay 18, 2009 4:44 AM

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Mauna Kea from space taken April 2009. Image courtesy of the NASA EO.

Just a quick link to a stunning photo of Mauna Kea in Hawai'i taken April 29, 2009 from the International Space Station. You can clearly see the pyroclastic material and abundant cinder cones that litter the flanks of the volcano.

{Thanks to the NASA Earth Observatory for the image link.}

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