Hawaiian Islands - Floated

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Nearly completely isolated for 70 million years before human arrival, the Hawaiian Islands are treasured today for their exotic beauty, their tempestuous history, and their stunning geography. Comprised of exposed peaks of an undersea mountain range, they mark an active hotspot over the earth's mantle and are famed for the volcanic activity that gave birth to them in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. This cut and layered piece honors the Windward Islands of the Hawaiian archipelago and the 3-mile deep mountain range on which they rest.

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