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Kilauea volcano on Hawaii is the most accessible volcano in the world. On the banks of its crater is situated the Volcano House and near by are the sulphur baths from natural vapor cracks. The circumference of the crater 7.85 miles and encloses an area of 2650 acres. The remarkably deep pit of the extinct crater Kilauea-iki, a mile and a half to the volcano house, is easily reached. A splendid autmobile road goes to the brink of the crater.

Physical Description

One color postcard with a divided back.The psotcard was published by Hawaii and South Seas Curio Company in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Condition

Used

Sender

Will [Volcano House, Hawaii]

Recipient

Miss May Clarke [St. Joseph, Missouri]

Excerpt from Message

Am up seeing this active volcano and it’s a wonderful sight am to see it at night tonight Will

Language of Message

English

Language of Postcard

English

Location

United States–Hawaii–Hawaii County–Pahoa

Publisher

Hawaii and South Seas Curio Company

Publisher Series

A-15753

Date Issued

1908-

Object Type

Postcard

Object Size

14 X 09 cm

Original Collection

San Diego College for Women Postcard Collection

Digital Collection

American Postcard Collection

Digital Publisher

Copley Library. University of San Diego

Collection Number

Hawaii-31

Date Digitized

2014-05-01

Image Format

Image/JPEG

Repository

Special Collections. Copley Library, University of San Diego

Image File Location

P:\SDCW Postcard Collection\UnitedStates\Hawaii-31A

Image File Size

691 KB

Copyright

Copyright not Evaluated

Keywords

Kilauea Volcano (Hawaii), Volcanoes, Volcanic rock

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