Thanks to the weather conditions here has formed a swampy biotope. It is protected now as Alaka’i Wilderness Preserve. The area contains numerous unique species. Numerous waterfalls – Wai’ale’ale Falls – are falling along the 600 m high wall of crater.
There is a wetter place in Hawaii – Big Bog in Maui.
|Location, GPS coordinates:||22.06422 N 159.49892 W|
|Categories:||Places with meteorological phenomena|
|Values:||Meteorology, Geology, Visual|
|Where is located?||Oceania, United States, Hawaii, Kaua’i, Mount Wai’ale’ale|
Mount Waialeale on the map
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