Rootless Shield -- Lava Flow

Image: Rootless Shield -- Lava Flow

Detailed Description

Rootless shields grow both in breadth and height through the accumulation of repeated overflows from the summits of the shields. In this photo, a stream of lava is flowing southward down the flank of this emergent shield.

Details

Image Dimensions: 3456 x 2304

Date Taken:

Location Taken: Kilauea, HI, US