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Hawaiian volcanoes

Author: Clarence E Dutton; William R Halliday
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Hawaiian Volcanoes, written by Clarence Edward Dutton as part of the 1883 Annual Report of the U.S. Geological Survey, is the first comprehensive study of volcanism in Hawai'i. In addition to being of both scientific and historical interest today, it is a fine example of natural history writing. It takes the form of an entrancing nineteenth-century "roadside geology" of the Big Island and much of Maui, combining  Read more...
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Dutton, Clarence E. (Clarence Edward), 1841-1912.
Hawaiian volcanoes.
Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, ©2005
(OCoLC)767794468
Named Person: Clarence E Dutton; Clarence E Dutton
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clarence E Dutton; William R Halliday
ISBN: 0824829603 9780824829605
OCLC Number: 58919847
Notes: "Originally published by the Department of the Interior in the 4th Annual report of the U.S. Geological Survey, 1883"--Title page verso.
Description: xix, 231 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Geography of the Hawaiian islands --
A journey to Kilauea --
Kilauea --
Purlieus of Kilauea --
Mauna Loa --
Through Puna to Hilo --
From Hilo to Mauna Kea --
Mauna Kea --
Hamakua --
Kohala --
Hualalai --
Kona --
eruption of 1868 --
Maui --
Oahu --
App. A. Dutton's assignment to Hawai'i --
App. B. Biographical sketch of Clarence Edward Dutton --
App. C. Principal writings of Clarence Edward Dutton.
Responsibility: Clarence Edward Dutton ; foreword and appendixes by William R. Halliday.

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