13 February 2004 - 1335

This is a photo of dark lava flows that spilled from crater through Puka Nui Gap and West Gap.

Detailed Description

Aerial view looking north, showing dark lava flows that spilled from crater through Puka Nui Gap (right) and West Gap (center, with steep cones). Spill came from shieldlike edifice that overtopped crater rim. Lighter flows in center of image are erupting from vent in filled Puka Nui. 1335.

Details

Image Dimensions: 800 x 600

Location Taken: US