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Haleakala | by Anita363
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Haleakala

A pan showing the entire summit 'crater'. Fresh cinder cones dot the erosional lanscape. It is not a volcanic crater or caldera per se, but rather a bowl formed by headwater erosion from opposite slopes meeting in the middle. Clouds pour in through the resulting openings: Ko'olau Gap, left, and Kaupo Gap, right rear.

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Taken on December 19, 2019