[kee-lou-ey-ah, -ey-uh, kil-oh-]
- a crater on Mauna Loa volcano, on SE Hawaii island, in Hawaii. 2 miles (3.2 km) wide; 4040 feet (1231 meters) high.
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At Kilauea the shocks were as frequent as the ticking of a watch.Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror
From the village or city of Hilo comfortable coaches take visitors over a fine road clear to the crater of Kilauea.Wealth of the World's Waste Places and Oceania
Jewett Castello Gilson
It grieved me that I could not afford to stay in Honolulu and visit Kilauea.A Tramp's Notebook
The crater of Kilauea is at an altitude of 4000 feet and is easily reached by automobile.
The magnificent spectacle of the lake of lava at Kilauea is indescribable.
- a crater on the E side of Mauna Loa volcano, on SE Hawaii island: the world's largest active crater. Height: 1247 m (4090 ft). Width: 3 km (2 miles)
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