Kīlauea Volcano — Fissure 8 Lava Channel

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A lava channel formed from a fissure eruption

Detailed Description

Fissure 8 and lava channel in the lower East Rift Zone of Kīlauea Volcano during this afternoon's overflight, with no apparent slowing in the eruption rate. The lava channel remained incandescent all the way around Kapoho Crater before entering the ocean.


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Location Taken: Kīlauea Volcano, HI, US