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Wailuku in Maui County, Hawaii — Hawaiian Island Archipelago (Pacific Ocean)
 

Master Navigators

Maui Ocean Center

 
 
Master Navigators Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, November 8, 2008
1. Master Navigators Marker
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Navigators!
Visually, the open ocean is a featureless environment. This makes it difficult to use sight for navigation. Hammerhead sharks can travel vast distances across the ocean by detecting electromagnetic fields around the Earth. Electromagnetic fields are produced as a result of differences in polarity between the north and south poles.
 
Erected by Maui Ocean Center.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsScience & Medicine.
 
Location. 20° 47.544′ N, 156° 30.75′ W. Marker is in Wailuku, Hawaii, in Maui County. Marker is on Maalaea Road. The marker is located on the ground of the Maui Ocean Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 192 Maalaea Road, Wailuku HI 96793, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Scandinavian Migration to Hawaii (approx. 1.2 miles away); Monument of Christian Faith (approx. 6˝ miles away); Kūka‘emoku (approx.
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6˝ miles away); Haleki'i and Pihanakalani Heiaus (approx. 7.9 miles away); Holy Ghost Catholic Church (approx. 12.2 miles away).
 
Hammerhead shark image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, November 8, 2008
2. Hammerhead shark
Hammerhead shark image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, November 8, 2008
3. Hammerhead shark
Maui Ocean Center-entrance sign image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, November 8, 2008
4. Maui Ocean Center-entrance sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 18, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 485 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 18, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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