Vegetation Redirecting Lava Flows

Image: Vegetation Redirecting Lava Flows

Detailed Description

Lava flows have reached the north facing scarp of the Hakuma horst (the vegetated segment roughly shaped like California), temporarily stopping flows toward the south, sending them along the scarp to the east and west. If the flows continue to inflate, they will overcome the topography of the horst and once again flow toward the ocean.


Image Dimensions: 4752 x 3168

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Location Taken: Kilauea, HI, US