Lava fountains erupting from fissure 22

Lava fountains erupting from fissure 22

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Lava fountains erupting from fissure 22 (center) with heavy degassing (upper right) during KÄ«lauea's lower East Rift Zone eruption in 2018. A narrow channelized lava flow from the fissure drains into a large, pre-existing ground crack. Weak spattering from the fissure 20 vent is visible just beyond to two sources of fissure 22 fountaining. Kapoho Cone, formed during an older rift zone eruption is visible on the horizon, downrift of the active fissures (upper left). Photo taken on May 20, 2018

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Image Dimensions: 6000 x 4000

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Location Taken: US