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) or Oahu /oʊˈɑːhuː/
, known as "The Gathering Place"
, is the third largest of the Hawaiian Islands
. It is home to about two-thirds of the population of the U.S. state
. The state capital, Honolulu
, is on Oʻahu's southeast coast. Including small close-in offshore islands such as Ford Island
and the islands in Kāneʻohe Bay
and off the eastern (windward
) coast, it has a total land area of 596.7 square miles (1,545.4 km2), making it the 20th largest island in the United States
Along with the rest of the Hawaiian Islands, Oahu is one of the largest and northernmost islands of Polynesia
In the greatest dimension, this volcanic island is 44 miles (71 km) long and 30 miles (48 km) across. The length of the shoreline is 227 miles (365 km). The island is the result of two separate shield volcanoes
: the Waiʻanae
and Koʻolau Ranges
, with a broad "valley" or saddle (the central Oʻahu Plain) between them. The highest point is Kaʻala
in the Waiʻanae Range, rising to 4,003 feet (1,220 m) above sea level.
This model is created at a scale of 1:260,000 with 4x vertical exaggeration. It features a built-in base, so it sits perfectly on a desk or in a frame.
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