61g flow field, from Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō to westernmost ocean entry

View of the 61g flow field, from Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō (visible on top, left ho...

Detailed Description

View of the 61g flow field, from Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō (visible on top, left horizon) to the westernmost ocean entry at the coast, where lava spills into the sea, creating a lava delta. Fume emanating from the flow field—on the coastal plain (above the ocean entry) and high on the pali (cliff) in the far distance—delineate part of the active tube system that carries lava from the Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō vent to the sea.

Details

Image Dimensions: 1600 x 2400

Date Taken: