Low fountain of lava from Pu'u 'O'o, Kilauea Volcano, 1983

Red hot lava erupts vertically in the air from a cone of black, hardened lava

Detailed Description

Low fountain, approximately 50 meters high, from Pu'u 'O'o on Hawai'i Island's Kilauea Volcano (viewed from the north). Lava issuing from the breach in the northeast rim of the crater produced an 'a'a flow that extended more than 4 kilometers. Eruption episode 8.


Image Dimensions: 3072 x 2048

Date Taken:

Location Taken: HI, US