Geologist collecting sample of molten lava from 2011 Kamoamoa erupt...

Geologist collecting sample of molten lava from 2011 Kamoamoa erupt...

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HVO geologist carries a freshly quenched lava sample from the 2011 Kamoamoa fissure eruption on KÄ«lauea Volcano. Molten lava is quickly placed in a bucket of water to "freeze" the growth of minerals for chemical and microscopic analyses.

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Image Dimensions: 4320 x 3240

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