of the fissure 8 Kapoho ocean entry (taken at 6:30AM ) shows the i...

This photo of the fissure 8 Kapoho ocean entry (taken at 6:30AM HST...

Detailed Description

This photo of the fissure 8 Kapoho ocean entry (taken at 6:30AM HST) shows the interaction of hot lava and seawater producing a white laze plume. Laze is a mixture of condensed acidic steam, hydrochloric acid gas, and tiny shards of volcanic glass that is irritating to the lungs, eyes and skin.

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Image Dimensions: 3264 x 2448

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