Kīlauea Volcano — Lava Flow Crossing Pohoiki Road

Aerial of lava flow

Detailed Description

Aerial view of active lava flow crossing Pohoiki Road during an overflight this morning about 7 a.m. HST. Pohoiki Road cuts through middle of photograph. Note lava fountainserupting (top right) from fissure 8 (left-side fountain) and 24 (right-side fountain) from the fissure complex. By late this morning, the flow's advance slowed to a few meters (yards) per hour, and fissure 8 activity had diminished significantly.


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Location Taken: Kīlauea Volcano, HI, US