Oneuli Beach

By: Alyssa Battles

Black sand beach

This Maui beach is known for its black sand. Igneous rocks that are found here are a result of eruptions. Erosion of the cinder cone by waves created the black sand of the beach which Is mixed with crushed seashells creating a salt and pepper beach.

Knowledge of this beach

It is close to tectonic activity. It is an active coast. Its features are created by volcanic forces. Its is a primary coast. It has been rising relative to sea level since its existence which makes it emergent.

BLACK SAND BEACH