Kīlauea Volcano — Fissure 8 at Night

Lava flowing at night time seen as bright red and orange

Detailed Description

USGS Unmanned Aircraft Systems image of fissure 8 looking east. Below the prominent fissure 8 cone, smaller vents above the original fissure emit volcanic gas. Lava has a brighter glow near the vent exit where it is more turbulent than in the downstream channel, which has portions of darker, cooled crust on its surface.


Image Dimensions: 1920 x 1080

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Location Taken: Kīlauea Volcano, HI, US