- a dormant volcano in Hawaii, on the island of Maui. 10,032 feet (3058 meters) above sea level.
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His conclusion was that the sun's path was directly across Haleakala.The Book of the National Parks
Robert Sterling Yard
But what are either of them compared to the vacant stomach of Haleakala?Roughing It
Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
But it is on the western slopes of Haleakala that the main battle goes on.
Yet the tourist comes not, and Haleakala sleeps on in lonely and unseen grandeur.
Land; pressed flowers and ferns from the Himalayas, from Africa, from Haleakala.Our Friend John Burroughs
- a volcano in Hawaii, on E Maui island. Height: 3057 m (10 032 ft). Area of crater: 49 sq km (19 sq miles). Depth of crater: 829 m (2720 ft)
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