Kīlauea Volcano — Aerial of Lava Spatter (Fissure 17)

Aerial view of lava spattering

Detailed Description

This morning, the line of fountains on fissure 17 coalesced into a large fountain that was sending lava 50 meters (164 feet) into the air, with small bits of spatter thrown up to 100 meters (328 feet) high. At about 12:00 p.m. HST, HVO geologists flying over the area reported that fissure 17 was going strong


Image Dimensions: 4032 x 3024

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Location Taken: Kīlauea Volcano, HI, US