March 4 overflight of Kīlauea summit and East Rift Zone

During the Kīlauea lower East Rift Zone overflight on March 4, HVO scientists documented different lava flow textures from 2018

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During the overflight of Kīlauea's lower East Rift Zone on March 4, HVO scientists documented different lava textures in the fissure 8 flow field that formed during the 2018 lower East Rift Zone eruption. This photo shows an area of fissure 8 flows near the ocean. Both rubbly ‘a‘ā (brownish black) and smooth pāhoehoe (grey) are visible. USGS image by K. Mulliken on March 4, 2021.

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Image Dimensions: 6000 x 4000

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Location Taken: US

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USGS