Five restless and erupting AK volcanoes keep scientists busy

Five restless and erupting Alaska volcanoes keep scientists busy in...

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Glowing skylights and points of fume just right of center mark the trace of a new lava tube on the northeast side of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō (upper right), Kīlauea Volcano. The tube began forming when lava broke out last week near the right side of the perched lava pond (circular, bowl-shaped feature left of center). Lava also is present in a new pit that formed in the central part of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō's crater (top right).

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