Tephra deposits at the summit of Kīlauea Volcano, Hawai‘i

Color photograph showing an exposure of tan to grey volcanic tephra deposits

Detailed Description

Tephra deposits as thick as 11 m (36 ft) at summit of Kīlauea Volcano, Hawai‘i, were erupted during an extended period that included many explosive eruptions between about 1500 and 1800.


Image Dimensions: 605 x 837

Location Taken: US