Kīlauea Volcano — Fissure 8 Cone Building

View of a fissure with lava and steam coming out

Detailed Description

The Fissure 8 viewed from the north at 7:50 AM. The cone is roughly 50 m (165 ft) high at is peak, and a plume of sulfur dioxide and other volcanic gases rises as an orange tinge from the erupting lava fountains (hidden within the cone). Lava is still flowing out of the ventunabated as a full channel. To the left of the cone, a standing wave of lava can be seen in the channel.


Image Dimensions: 4032 x 3024

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Location Taken: Kīlauea Volcano, HI, US