Littoral explosion formed by lava entering the ocean from Mauna Ulu...

Littoral explosion formed by lava entering the ocean from Mauna Ulu...

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Littoral explosion formed by lava entering the ocean from Mauna Ulu through 'Alae Crater, April 12, 1971. Water was briefly trapped below lava, flashed to steam, and powered the explosion.

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Image Dimensions: 4012 x 2633

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USGS