Spattering at Kīlauea's Summit Lava Lake

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Detailed Description

This video shows typical spattering in the summit lava lake in Halema‘uma‘u Crater. Spattering is driven by the bursting of large gas bubbles. The surface crust tends to flow into the spattering sites, where the crust is shredded and sinks.


Image Dimensions: 960 x 540

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Length: 00:01:06

Location Taken: HI, US