Part of the National Parks series
A tour through Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park introduces the park’s flora, fauna, topography, history, weather, and attractions. Kilauea, Mauna Loa, Crater Rim Drive, Captain Cook, and Polynesian influences are all discussed, including the legend of Pele. Additional features to aid in comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, detailed maps, map legends, a phonetic glossary, sources for further research, and an index. America’s national parks preserve some of our country’s most unusual and beloved natural wonders. Our National Parks series gives readers the opportunity to discover each park as if they were visiting it in person–taking a guided tour from one end of the park to the other, with important landmarks, plants, animals, and historical highlights called out at every turn. Additional features to aid comprehension include a fast facts section, detailed maps, highly informative sidebars, a phonetic glossary, an index, an introduction to the author, and sources for further research.