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Kīlauea's east Lae‘apuki lava delta after 70-100 m (230-330 ft) lon...

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Embayment of lava delta shows result of collapse. The initial collapse was large enough to send waves washing over much of the east half of the delta, because visibility was completely lost for almost 20 minutes, due to a steam white-out. Note rocky debris hurled by the waves onto the delta surface in foreground.


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