part of 4,000-acre burn

photo of lava

Detailed Description

Dark brown areas in left half of image indicate part of 4,000-acre burn that took place on May 28-29. View looks west from near Pu`u `O`o and shows Napau Crater in right center, with narrow, dark lava flow from January 30, 1997. Other bare areas are lava flows covered with fallout from Pu`u `O`o fountains in 1983-1986. Crack in lower right is down-dropped trough resembling Great Crack on Kilauea's southwest rift zone.


Image Dimensions: 800 x 500

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