Island of Hawaii: NASA space-shuttle photograph, STS052-95-037, 11/01/92, CIR 70 mm
format. Low-oblique view toward northeast. This color-infrared image shows active vegetation
in red and pink colors. Three major volcanoes make up the island: Mauna Kea (4201 m), Mauna
Loa (4169 m), and Kilauea (1243 m). Hawaii is, from the sea floor to its peak, the highest
mountain in the world. It continues to grow by eruptions from Kilauea.