Once a big island, Maui County now four small islands

Once a big island, Maui County now four small islands...

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Synopsis of Maui Nui submergence history, showing extent of Maui Nui landmass at times indicated. "Ma" is abbreviation for mega-annums, millions of years ago. Light and dark shading shows extent of land during low and high sea stands of glacial cycles. Panel labeled "Recent" represents latest glacial cycle, and the low sea stand for that period occurred about 18,000 years ago.

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Image Dimensions: 432 x 432

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