27 July 2004 - 1711

This is a photo of lava welling from crest of newly forming Rainbow shield, on southwest flank of PKK shield.

Detailed Description

Lava welling from crest of newly forming Rainbow shield, on southwest flank of PKK shield, with Pu`u `O`o in background. This activity is related to today's DID event, when magma entered Pu`u `O`o's shallow reservoir, overpressurized it (causing the inflation), and broke out of the PKK lava tube. 1711.

Details

Image Dimensions: 800 x 600

Location Taken: US