Kīlauea Volcano — Scientist Observing Fissure 8

Scientist looks at an active fissure eruption

Detailed Description

USGS scientist observes the glow of fissure 8 fountain and channel within Leilani Estates. Steam rises from cracks and hot spots within the tephra deposit surrounding the cone. Frequent observations of the cone and channel are made throughout the day and night to track changes that could lead to signfiicant breakouts beyond the current flow field.


Image Dimensions: 4032 x 3024

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Location Taken: Kīlauea Volcano, HI, US