Mauna Loa lava flow—1975 eruption

Aerial view of a portion of the north flank of Mauna Loa, looking north

Detailed Description

Aerial view of a portion of the north flank of Mauna Loa, looking north. In red is the ʻaʻā lava flow that nearly made it to the Mauna Loa NOAA Weather Observatory road. After this photo was taken, the flow advanced to the four-wheel drive summit access road before stopping. USGS photo by D.W. Peterson on July 6, 1975. 

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Image Dimensions: 1800 x 1223

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Location Taken: US