Charcoal collected from under the base of a pāhoehoe flow, Hawaii

Color photograph of charcoal and overlying lava flow, rock hammer for scale

Detailed Description

Charcoal collected from under the base of a pāhoehoe flow in a black sooty zone over orange ash.  The black sooty zone represents the region where the vegetation was converted to charcoal.  The hammer is approximately 13 inches long. USGS photo by F. Trusdell. 

Details

Image Dimensions: 3672 x 4896

Date Taken:

Location Taken: US