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September 8, 2022 — Mauna Loa Sulphur Cone MultiGas Station Maintenance

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Hawai‘i residents may find this photo reminiscent of the Ha‘akulamanu (Sulphur Banks) area of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park, though the photo was taken high up on the Southwest Rift Zone of Mauna Loa! In an area known as Sulphur Cone, at an elevation of 3,430 meters (11,240 feet) above sea level, there are bright-yellow crystalline sulfur deposits present. USGS image by T. Elias.


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