100-meter lava fountain, Kilauea Volcano, 1983

Red hot lava fountaining 100 meters into the air from a cone of hardened, black lava

Detailed Description

Pu'u 'O'o fountain approximately 100 meters high during eruption episode 8 on Hawai'i Island's Kilauea Volcano. Dark clots of spatter land near the base of the fountain, contributing to the growth of the cone. Less dense cinder, visible in the upper right, is carried downwind of the cone.


Image Dimensions: 2048 x 3072

Date Taken:

Location Taken: HI, US