National Natural Landmarks

North Shore Cliffs

North Shore Cliffs
North Shore Cliffs. Photo by S. Henrickson.

North Shore Cliffs provides the finest exposures of ancient volcanic rocks resulting from the major episode of volcanism creating Molokai Island. It is among the most ancient in the Hawaiian Island chain.

Location: Molokai Island, HI ; Molokai County, HI

Year designated: 1972

Acres: 27,100

Ownership: Federal, State, Private

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