Eight ton block ejected from Halema‘uma‘u during explosion at Kīlau...

Eight ton block ejected from Halema‘uma‘u during explosion at Kīlau...

Detailed Description

This block was thrown out during an explosion at Halema‘uma‘u on May 18, 1924, while Acting HVO director Ruy Finch and others were nearby. The block landed about 600 meters (2000 feet) from today's rim of Halemaumau and created a large impact crater.

Details

Image Dimensions: 2840 x 2057

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HVO photo courtesy of Bishop Museum