"Peak in the Hawaiian-Emperor seamount chain" NYT crossword answer is:MAUNALOA (8 letters length)
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The Hawaiian-Emperor seamount chain is a series of volcanic islands and seamounts that form a chain of islands in the Pacific Ocean. It is the longest chain of islands and seamounts in the world, stretching over 3,600 miles from the Hawaiian Islands to the Emperor Seamounts near Japan. The peak of the chain is located at the Hawaiian-Emperor seamount, which is the highest point in the chain and is located at an elevation of 8,270 feet above sea level. This peak is the focus of the crossword clue in the New York Times on November 1, 2023.