Kīlauea Volcano — Lava Flowing Around Channel Islands

Lava flowing around islands of older lava in a lava channel

Detailed Description

Lava flows around islands in the lava channel. The direction of flow is from the upper right to lower left. Field crews can make a rough calculation of velocity by timing large blocks as they pass between two landmarks that are a known distance apart.


Image Dimensions: 5184 x 3456

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Location Taken: Kīlauea Volcano, HI, US