Mauna Kea (White Mountain) Dormant shield volcano in central Hawaii, USA. At 4205m (13,796ft), Mauna Kea is the highest island mountain in the world. On the snow-capped peak of the volcano stands Mauna Kea Observatory, the world's biggest astronomical site with many large telescopes, such as the W.M. Keck 10-m (33-ft) telescope.
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