New fissure opened and began erupting: east flank of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō

A new fissure opened and began erupting on the east flank of Pu‘u ‘...

Detailed Description

A new fissure opened and began erupting on the east flank of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō early this morning, feeding channelized ‘A‘ā flow. The fissure—the source of the lava flow—is shown in this image. Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō cone and crater is in the background. View is to the southwest

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Image Dimensions: 1200 x 800

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