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This is a pair of views from Makapuu Point, looking north along the axis of the old Koolau volcano. The left hand image is a general view which shows many of the old lava flows gently tilted to the west (left) in this view. At right we see an enlargement of part of the same area, with individual lava flows shown by the different colored arrows.


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Looking back at the northern rim of Koko Crater we get a very different view compared to the one we had from Stops 3 and 4. Here we can see that one part of the crater rim is very low. This is the side that was "up wind" during the eruption, so that as all the ash was blown "down wind" by the trade winds very little ash collected on this side of the cone.

From here you can continue on to Stop 7 on the ground.

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