Arching fountain of lava, Kilauea Volcano, 1983

A stream of red hot lava arcs into the air and splatters down on cooler, black lava flows

Detailed Description

Arching fountain of lava approximately 10 meters high issuing from the western end of the 0740 vents, a series of spatter cones 170 meters long, south of Pu'u Kahaualea on Hawai'i Island's Kilauea Volcano (episode 2). Episodes 2 and 3 were characterized by spatter and cinder cones, such as Pu'u Halulu, which was 60 meters high by episode 3.

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Image Dimensions: 3072 x 2048

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Location Taken: HI, US

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