pāhoehoe flow at base of Pūlama pali, Kīlauea, Hawai‘i

pāhoehoe flow at base of Pūlama pali, Kīlauea Volcano, Hawai‘i...

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Sluggish lava flow spreads through kipuka within Royal Gardens subdivision. Lava flowing through vegetation frequently triggers methane explosions within a few tens of meters of flow margins. Learn more about methane explosions in this photo glossary of volcanic terms.

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Image Dimensions: 800 x 500

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