"One mornin' an idea rooted in his mind what said the Old'uns may o'stashed presh gear up on Mauna Kea for safekeepin'. "
The five shield volcanoes which make up the island of Hawaii.
Public DomainThe five shield volcanoes which make up the island of Hawaii. - Credit: Hawaii Volcano Observatory, USGS

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Mauna Kea is an inactive volcano 4,207 metres above sea level.  Measured from its base on the Pacific floor it is 9,100 metres tall and is in this sense even taller than Mount Everest. It is one of five volcanoes (see image right) that make up the island of Hawaii. Mauna Kea means 'white moutain' in Hawaiian, as the summit is often covered with snow in the winter. You might be able to taste something of Zachry's journey by following the tour below.