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Mauna Kea (ˈmaʊnɑː ˈkeɪɑː Pronunciation for Mauna Kea



  1. an extinct volcano in Hawaii, on N central Hawaii island: the highest island mountain in the world. Height: 4206 m (13 799 ft)

Example Sentences Including 'Mauna Kea'

Hawaii's Mauna Kea volcano measures 9km from the sea floor to summit and was once covered by a glacier
The Advertiser, Sunday Mail (2004)
However, as only 4205m on Mauna Kea is above sea level, Everest is still the highest point on Earth.
The Advertiser, Sunday Mail (2004)
The best views of the great volcanoes of Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea are from the air.
Richard Fortey THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)
The largest optical telescopes are the Keck 1 and 2 at Mauna Kea Observatories on Hawaii.
Times, Sunday Times (2001)
This week's award for the most boring image is the video image from the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope on Mauna Kea , Hawaii (http: / /www.
New Scientist (1998)


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