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Countless are the Accomplishments of Roosevelt's Trusty "Tree Army" Marker image, Touch for more information
By Adam Margolis, November 22, 2010
Countless are the Accomplishments of Roosevelt's Trusty "Tree Army" Marker
Hawaii (Hawaii County), Volcano — Countless are the Accomplishments of Roosevelt's Trusty "Tree Army"
The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), established by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in 1933, was one of many "New Deal" Programs created towards economic recovery from the Great Depression. The goal of the CCC was to create Conservation Jobs . . . — Map (db m94340) HM
Hawaii (Hawaii County), Volcano — Explosive eruptions rock Kīlauea volcano
Oli (chants) and mo'olelo (stories of this region recount the celebrated battle between Pelehonuamea (Pele, the volcano deity) and her sister, Hi'iakaikapoliopele (Hi'iaka), that erupted here at the summit of Kīlauea. After a series of . . . — Map (db m111041) HM
Hawaii (Hawaii County), Volcano — KilaueaRising Smoke Cloud — Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
A caldera has likely existed at Kilauea’s summit for as long as has the volcano. Collapse occurred repeatedly as magma swelled the summit area and then drained rapidly through the flanking rift zones. Large fault blocks have formed here and at . . . — Map (db m104768) HM
Hawaii (Hawaii County), Volcano — Mauna Loa
In front of you looms the world's largest active volcano The summit of Mauna Loa stands 20 miles ahead of you, reaching an elevation of 13,677 feet above sea level and more that 31,000 feet above the ocean floor. With a volume of 10,000 . . . — Map (db m111040) HM
Hawaii (Hawaii County), Volcano — Once in their lifetime, silverswords erupt in flowers
After 10 to 30 years, the Mauna Loa silversword ('āhinahina) sends up a spectacular stalk of fragrant flowers as tall as 9 feet (over 3 meters), then it dies. Each seed it drops has the potential to begin a new generation. Although they . . . — Map (db m110970) HM
Hawaii (Hawaii County), Volcano — Site of Hawaiian Volcano Observatory
1912-1942 For nearly 30 years, America’s first full-time volcano observatory occupied this site. Under the direction of Dr. Thomas A. Jaggar, world renowned volcanologist, the expertise to monitor and study volcanoes was developed. In 1942, . . . — Map (db m2980) HM
Hawaii (Hawaii County), Volcano — The "Firepit" of Halema'uma'u
Halema'uma'u Crater is the site of the most eruptions at the summit of Kilauea Volcano. Between 1905 and 1924, a period of about 20 years, a dazzling lake of molten lava circulated within its walls. Then, in 1924, the lake drained away, allowing . . . — Map (db m26233) HM
Hawaii (Hawaii County), Volcano — The Volcano House reigns as one of America's great lodges
"Having visited Kilauea in the days when the old shed with its open door and hole in the centre, for a fireplace, were all the accommodation for the poor weary chilled travelers; how great is our appreciation and admiration of the present . . . — Map (db m111117) HM

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