Ballistic block from Kīlauea summit

A man measuring 6 feet 4 inches tall lies on a ballistic block that was thrown from Kīlauea caldera

Detailed Description

A man measuring 6 feet 4 inches tall lies on a ballistic block that was thrown 1 km (half a mile) from the floor of Kīlauea caldera onto the northwest flank of the volcano probably during the 1790 eruption. USGS photo taken by D. Swanson. 


Image Dimensions: 3756 x 1748

Date Taken:

Location Taken: US