Kīlauea plume: now you see it, now you don't

Kīlauea plume: now you see it, now you don't...

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Kīlauea volcano's summit eruption plume as viewed from the southeast flank of Mauna Loa on 11/30/2009 (top) and 12/20/2009 (bottom). The eruption plume's visible appearance is a complex function of physical eruptive vent conditions, meteorology and atmosp

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Image Dimensions: 1500 x 1125

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