Skylight, Kīlauea, Hawai‘i

Skylight, Kīlauea Volcano, Hawai‘i...

Detailed Description

Close view of skylight above lava tube for Mother's Day flow, located on southwest flank of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō. HVO scientists dubbed this the "cookie monster" skylight. Edifice around skylight was built by spatter tossed from lava in tube. This tube supplies all lava downstream in Mother's Day flow.


Image Dimensions: 800 x 500

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