Kīlauea Volcano — Lava Fountaining

A lava fountain forming a lava channel

Detailed Description

Lava fountaining continues at fissure 8, although overnight crews reported reduced heights of 40-50 m (130-164 ft). The fountain has built a 35 m (115 ft) high cone, and an actively-growing spatter rampart on its eastern side. The lava channel leading from the cone is full to its banks.


Image Dimensions: 2320 x 1537

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Location Taken: Kīlauea Volcano, HI, US