Pahoehoe from Kilauea eruption, 1989

A small stream of red hot lava spreads out in a smooth, ropy texture as it cools to black.

Detailed Description

Pahoehoe ropes form in the Wahaula Lava Flow across from Wahaula Visitor Center on Hawai'i Island during the Kilauea East Rift Zone (ERZ) eruption on 6/15/89.

Details

Image Dimensions: 949 x 1423

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Location Taken: HI, US

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