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Papakōlea Beach (also known as Green Sand Beach or Mahana Beach) is a green sand beach located near South Point, in the Kaʻū district of the island of Hawaiʻi. It gets its distinctive coloring from the mineral olivine, found in the enclosing cinder cone.

'secret beach' Makena Cove beach in Maui. Heard about the "secret beach" but could never find it. Now I know the actual name.

Pfeiffer Beach in Los Padres National Forest along California's Central Coast. The sand's purple color comes from manganese garnet deposits found in the surrounding rocks.

Offbeat Traveler: Purple sands of Big Sur's Pfeiffer Beach

Pfeiffer Beach Purple Sand in Los Padres National Forest along California's Central Coast. The sand's purple color comes from manganese garnet deposits found in the surrounding rocks.

Sometimes you can see Honu, the Hawaiian word for the green sea turtle, resting on this beach. Punaluu Black Sand Beach, Island of Hawaii (Big Island), Hawaii, USA #hawaii #bigisland

Punaluu Black Sand Beach, Island of Hawaii (Big Island), Hawaii, USA

Punaluu Black Sand Beach, Island (Blue) of Hawaii (Big Island), Hawaii, USA Stretched Canvas Print by Davies, Ethel

Green Sand Beach.   Puu Mahana Beach (Green Sand beach) is the spectacular erosion product of a volcanic cinder cone near South Point on the Big Island of Hawaii.

Puu Mahana Beach (Green Sand beach) is the spectacular erosion product of a volcanic cinder cone near South Point on the Big Island of Hawaii. We'll be so close to South Point.

The crystal clear water of Flathead Lake, Montana makes it seem like the lake is shallow, but it's actually over 300 feet deep!

15 Amazing Places to Visit in Montana

Balls Falls ~ Ontario, Canada I'm going just so I can say "Yeah, I've seen Balls" in public, and to see this gorgeous place!

✯ Balls Falls - Ontario, Canada An amazing shot, looks like a beautiful place to visit too!

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Jason Decaires Taylor Underwater sculptures , in Grenada, in honor of African Ancestors who were thrown overboard the slave ships during the Middle Passage of the African Holocaust

Pacific Coast Highway, California

USA Travel Ideas :: Pacific Coast Highway - California Coast, highway 1 is the most important road for me to cruise on in the United States.

Black Sand Beach, Hawaii, The Big Island. I actually saw a sea turtle on the shore. So amazing!

Punaluu Beach on the Big Island of Hawaii.that is why there are so many black sand beaches and other shades of color in the sands in Hawaii.especially the big island and Maui.

Green Sand Beach, aka Papakolea Beach, on the Big Island, HI is one of just two this shade in the U.S.

30 Iconic Beach Experiences

Green Sand Beach, aka Papakolea Beach, on the Big Island, HI is one of just two this shade in the U. Been at this exact beach just 2 summers ago!

The 7 best things to do on the Big Island of Hawaii. I just returned from my third trip to the island of Hawaii, and we are already planning our next one! These are some of my favorite island adventures, from kayaking with dolphins to summiting a mountain!

The 7 Best things to do on the Big Island of Hawaii

The 7 best things to do on the Big Island of Hawaii. I just returned from my third trip to the island of Hawaii, and we are already planning our next one! These are some of my favorite island adventures, from kayaking with dolphins to summiting a mountain

Green Sand Beach Hawaii

Big Island has a green sand beach. Papakōlea Beach (also known as Green Sand Beach or Mahana Beach),the Big Island, Hawaii.

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