An Geologist shields his face from the intense heat as he takes a s...

An HVO geologist shields his face from the intense heat as he takes...

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An HVO geologist shields his face from the intense heat as he takes a sample of active lava on the Kahaualeā€˜a 2 flow. The chemistry of the lava is analyzed through time and used to study changes in the magmatic system.

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Image Dimensions: 3648 x 2736

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Hawaiian Volcano Observatory