Kīlauea Volcano — Spatter Cone (Fissure 8)

Lava spattering from a cone

Detailed Description

The spatter cone at fissure 8 is now about 55 m (180 ft) tall. Lava fountains rise only occasionally above that point, sending a shower of tephra (cooled lava fragments) over the rim.

Details

Image Dimensions: 5184 x 3456

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Location Taken: Kīlauea Volcano, HI, US