Rising Smoke Cloud
—Hawaii Volcanoes National Park —
Since the last major collapse, repeated overflows of Halemaumau and eruptions from the caldera floor have partially refilled the basin. Early Western explorers described a much different scene, with cliffs 900 feet high. Today cliffs are half that height, indication the pace of caldera filling during historic time.
(Inscription at the bottom of the image) Kilauea Caldera
Erected by National Park Service US Department of Interior.
Location. 19° 25.771′ N, 155° 15.436′ W. Marker is in Volcano, Hawaii, in Hawaii County. Marker is on Crater Rim Drive. Touch for map. This marker is located at the Kilauea Visitor Center in the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Crater Rim Drive, Volcano HI 96785, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Countless are the Accomplishments of Roosevelt's Trusty "Tree Army" (a few steps from
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