Wailuku in Maui County, Hawaii — Hawaiian Island Archipelago (Pacific Ocean)
Maui Ocean Center
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.
Location. 20° 47.544′ N, 156° 30.75′ W. Marker is in Wailuku, Hawaii, in Maui County. Marker is on Maalaea Road. Touch for map. The marker is located on the ground of the Maui Ocean Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 192 Maalaea Road, Wailuku HI 96793, United States of America.
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. 6˝ miles away); Haleki'i and Pihanakalani Heiaus (approx. 7.9 miles away); Holy Ghost Catholic Church (approx. 12.2 miles away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 18, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 348 times since then and 13 times this year. 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.