Kīlauea Volcano — Open-Ended Lava Channel

Due to a lapse in appropriations, the majority of USGS websites may not be up to date and may not reflect current conditions. Websites displaying real-time data, such as Earthquake and Water and information needed for public health and safety will be updated with limited support. Additionally, USGS will not be able to respond to inquiries until appropriations are enacted.  For more information, please see www.doi.gov/shutdown

Lava channel

Detailed Description

Close view of the "end" of the open lava channel where lava moves beneath the crusted ‘a‘ā flow.

Details

Image Dimensions: 4032 x 3024

Date Taken:

Location Taken: Kīlauea Volcano, HI, US