Endangered Species and National Parks Grace Gilmore

Hawaii Volcano National Park

Hawaii Volcano National Park

Physical Characteristics:

Park Boarders: 'Ola’a Forest, Mauna Loa Wilderness, Ka’ū Forest Reserve, Rainforest, lava flows, Mauna Loa volcano, and the ocean

Size: 333,086 acres = 520 square miles

Climate: at 4,000 feet, the summit of Kilauea, it is rainy and cold, whereas at the coast it is warm and dry

Landforms: Shield volcanoes, caldera, rain forests, and a lava tube

Vegetation: lowlands, woodlands, rain forests, sub-alpine, and alpine at the summit of the volcano

Wildlife: endangered Nēnē (Hawaiian Goose), turtles, bats, 23 endemic songbirds, Hawaiian hawk

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