Pliocene basaltic lava flows exposed in the sides of Waimea Canyon, Kauai, Hawaii, USA. These basalt flows are some of the oldest of the Hawaiian Islands. The red soil is a laterite formed by tropical weathering of the basalt.
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Pliocene basaltic lava flows and lateritic soil
Pliocene basaltic lava flows exposed in the sides of Waimea Canyon, Kauai, Hawaii, USA. These basalt flows are some of the oldest of the Hawaiian Islands. The red soil is a laterite formed by tropical weathering of the basalt.

Filename: 3047766.JPG
Photographer: Marli Miller
Source: Visuals Unlimited, Inc.
Date: 22 Mar 2011
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Credit: Dr. Marli Miller/Visuals Unlimited, Inc.
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