Kīlauea Iki lava fountain from HVO

Kīlauea Iki lava fountain as seen from Hawaiian Volcano Observatory...

Detailed Description

Lava fountain rises above Kīlauea Iki Crater. Note the mounded black tephra deposit that is building a cone on the leeward side of the fountain (right). This cone was eventually named Pu‘u Pua‘i (gushing hill). Photograph was taken at 1730 hrs on November 20, 1959.


Image Dimensions: 800 x 500

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