Hawaii Volcanoes - a fern tree grows along the edge of a lava flow

This is a photo of a fern tree grows along the edge of a lava flow.

Detailed Description

A fern tree (Hapu'u) grows along the edge of a lava flow that erupted from Mauna Ulu lava shield vent in 1969 (USGS, 1997). An ohia forest is in the distance. This view is from near the Pauahi Crater parking area on Chain of Craters Road.

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Image Dimensions: 640 x 480

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Location Taken: US