An Geologist walks along the edge of an advancing pāhoehoe flow (si...

An HVO geologist walks along the edge of an advancing pāhoehoe flow...

Detailed Description

This pāhoehoe lava flow was advancing slowly across the gentle coastal plain on the southern flank of Kīlauea. The flow front was about 1 km (0.6 miles) from the ocean, having moved about 130 m (140 yards) since yesterday's mapping.

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Image Dimensions: 3264 x 2448

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USGS