Satellite photo of Maui (Hawaiian Islands)


    French navigator La Pérouse was the first foreigner to dock there in 1786, English James Cook having only followed it without finding anchoring. The island shelters a big city of 20.000 inhabitants, Kahului, as well as the biggest extinct volcano of the world, Haleakala. Not need to zoom in, you see the summit on the photo : it is all the east part is the island. The base of the volcano is 5 km under the sea level. The last eruption of Haleakala goes back to 1750. Since, it sleeps ...

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