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Basalt Quarrying

Aug 16 2019nbsp018332Basalt adze quarries were well known throughout the Hawaiian Islands Because of the extremely high quality and large quantity of basalt on this part of Mauna Kea the Mauna Kea Adz Quarry was the main area for adze production on the Island of Hawaii Radiocarbon dating indicates that the quarry was being used by 1000 AD with more intensive

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