Kīlauea Volcano — Kapoho Bay Laze

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ocean entry pluming

Detailed Description

The Kapoho ocean entry (as of 6:30 a.m. HST), where the interaction of fissure 8 lavaand seawater produces a white plume called "laze." Laze is a mixture of condensed acidic steam, hydrochloric acid gas, and tiny shards of volcanic glass, and can be irritating to the lungs, eyes, and skin.


Image Dimensions: 3264 x 2448

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Location Taken: Kīlauea Volcano, HI, US