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Snow-capped Mauna Loa 
Volcano
Photograph by W. Tanigawa on February 5, 1999.

Snow-capped Mauna Loa Volcano from the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory on February 5, 1999. In Hawaiian, Mauna Loa means "long mountain". This photo does not capture the 96 mile length of the "long mountain".


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Updated: 5 Feb 1999