Kīlauea Volcano — Fissure 8 Night View

Night view of fissure 8

Detailed Description

Night view of the lava channel toward fissure 8 under a nearly full moon. This image was taken from an observation point near the right-hand bend in the channel where it turns southward around Kapoho Crater. The silhouetted volcanic cone in the center is Halekamahina, located south of the channel and about 6.4 km (4 mi) northeast of fissure 8.


Image Dimensions: 2448 x 3264

Date Taken:

Location Taken: Kīlauea Volcano, HI, US