Thermal map of lava flow

Thermal map of lava flow...

Detailed Description

This image shows a thermal map of the flow on the coastal plain, created from airborne thermal images. White pixels are hot, and show areas of active surface breakouts. The background image is a satellite image collected before the current lava flow was active. The thermal map shows scattered pāhoehoe breakouts on the coastal plain, with a narrow lobe of lava crossing the gravel road and extending to the ocean. Over the past week the amount of surface activity near the base of the pali (top of map) has diminished, with most of the activity closer to the coastline.


Image Dimensions: 3140 x 2382

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