Gas plume blown by tradewinds across Crater Rim Drive, Kīlauea

Gas plume blown by tradewinds across Crater Rim Drive, Kīlauea Volc...

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This section of Crater Rim Drive in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park was closed in February 2008 because of the high concentration of volcanic gas blowing across the road from Halema‘uma‘u Crater by prevailing trade winds. The concentration of sulfur dioxide gas in this area is considered hazardous to human health.

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Image Dimensions: 3872 x 2592

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