Crater-floor eruptions require suitably pressurized magma

Crater-floor eruptions require suitably pressurized magma...

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View east-southeast across the crater of Puu Oo to its east rim, showing the lava pond being fed by the East Vent on April 6, 2002. Depth from rim to pond is about 25 m. Depth lessened to about 12 m by April 25 owing to intermittent vent activity.

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Image Dimensions: 800 x 500

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