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Active lava delta, Kīlauea, Hawai‘i

Detailed Description

Lava pours over the former sea cliff at East Lae‘apuki onto an active lava delta (left of cliff). The lava broke out from a lava tube just inland of the sea cliff (right of photograph). Lava is also pouring over the cliff within a tube, indicated by the blueish fume rising from cliff behind the lava streams, and entering the ocean as shown by the white laze plume on edge of delta (middle left).


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