A burping driblet spire (hornito) in 'Alae Crater on May 20, 1970.

A burping driblet spire (hornito) in 'Alae Crater on May 20, 1970....

Detailed Description

A burping driblet spire (hornito) in 'Alae Crater on May 20, 1970. In volcanology, a hornito is a rootless vent developed on, and fed by, a lava flow or lake. There was no recognized deeper vent in 'Alae Crater, so this feature is probably a real hornito.

Details

Image Dimensions: 3996 x 2669

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USGS