Fractures caused by slumping of ground during mag-7.7 Nov. 29, 1975.

Fractures caused by slumping of the ground during a magnitude-7.7 e...

Detailed Description

Fractures in Crater Rim Road, Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park, caused by the November 29, 1975, earthquake beneath the south flank of Kīlauea Volcano. Only a few meters (yards) from Kīlauea's summit crater (out of sight left of guardrails), large sections adjacent the crater wall slumped toward the crater, forming these fractures.

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Image Dimensions: 3000 x 1945

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USGS