At Kīlauea, when the lava column drops below the water table, groun...

At Kīlauea, when the lava column drops below the water table, groun...

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At Kīlauea, when the lava column drops below the water table, groundwater may come into contact with with magma or hot rocks, causing violent steam explosions.

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Image Dimensions: 1188 x 914

Source:


Swanson et al. 2011