Kīlauea Volcano — Fissure 8 Lava Fountain

Detailed Description

Fissure 8 fountains reached heights up to 160 feet overnight. Lava fragments falling from the fountains are building a cinder-and-spatter cone around the vent, with the highest part of the cone (about 125 feet high) on the downwind side. USGS image taken June 12, 2018 around 6:10 a.m. HST.


Image Dimensions: 2448 x 3264

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Location Taken: Kīlauea Volcano, HI, US