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Surveying in Hawaii--It's Not All Paradise

October 29, 2003
Surveying in Hawaii--It's Not All Paradise

Attempting to locate property boundaries in lava flows.

Although this is cooled lava, you still have to be very careful where you step because you might fall through thin layers into deep crevices.

The USC&GS sets their control points in the nicest places.

Submitted by Barbara B. Cooper, LPLS