Haleakala National Park
Mt. Haleakala is a dormant shield volcano located on the Hawaiian Island Maui.
Haleakala's last known eruption occurred around 1750.
This volcano forms the eastern portion of Maui.
Mt. Haleakala's summit elevation is 3,055 meters, or 10,023 feet.
The crater located at the summit of the mountain is 7 miles across, 2 miles wide, and 800 meters deep.
The top of Mt. Haleakala has a moderate temperature range from 40 degrees Fahrenheit to 60 degrees Fahrenheit.
Haleakala is actually two volcano formations, joined by a valley.
Mt. Haleakala today is recognized as the largest dormant volcano in the world.
When locating Mt. Haleakala on a map, you will find it at 20.708 degrees North latitude, and 156.25 degrees West longitude.
Valley joining Haleakala with other mountains
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