Which Way Does the Wind Blow?
ES1806  Mountains and Wind

Examine the topography of Oahu on the map and in the 3-D model. Familiarize yourself with the locations of mountains and lowlands, and consider how the vegetation patterns coincide with the topography.

  !   Click the button below the map to open a 3-D model of Oahu. After the file loads, click the arrow buttons to examine the model from all sides.

Pacific Disaster Center/NASA

Shaded relief map of Oahu.

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