Famous Black Sand Beach at Kaimu, created by lava runoff, is a favorite tourist stop, November 1973 – Hawaii Picture

Famous Black Sand Beach at Kaimu, created by lava runoff, is a favorite tourist stop, November 1973

Original Caption: Famous Black Sand Beach at Kaimu, created by lava runoff, is a favorite tourist stop. Area around beach is due to be developed. In order to preserve beach, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to add a new foundation of sand under the existing layer. Critics argue this would change color of beach, causing it to lose its appeal, November 1973

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-11669

Photographer: O’Rear, Charles, 1941-

Subjects:
Hilo (Hawaii)
Environmental Protection Agency
Project DOCUMERICA

Persistent URL: research.archives.gov/description/554121

Repository: Still Picture Records Section, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-S), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001.

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Access Restrictions: Unrestricted
Use Restrictions: Unrestricted

Image published by The U.S. National Archives on 2012-05-23 19:22:15 and used under Creative Commons license.

Tagged: , nara:arcid=554121 , U.S. National Archives , Environmental Protection Agency , DOCUMERICA , Charles O’Rear , Hawaii

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