Viscous lava hits ocean water

Hot, molten lava flows slowly into the ocean, and the temperature difference between lava and water is creating steam.

Detailed Description

A viscous pāhoehoe flow from Kilauea Volcano, Hawaiʻi , entering the ocean near Isaac Hale Beach Park on the morning of August 5, 2018.


Image Dimensions: 2304 x 1536

Date Taken:

Location Taken: Kilauea, HI, US