Hawaii/Kauai: Waimea Canyon I
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More photos in the vicinity:
South flank of the Waimea Canyon
Central Mountains near Waimea Canyon
Waimea Canyon Insight III
|Thousands of years ago a major earthquake almost divided the island into two and left the big Waimea Canyon. With its 1200m high flanks its also called the grand canyon of the pacific.
Date: Dec 07, 2006
Longitude: -159° 40.55'
Latitude: 21° 59.74'
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Map references: left: courtesy CIA, middle: courtesy US LoC Map Collection, right: courtesy NASA.
This page has been updated on: 2011-Jul-28