Weekend LAVA FIX!!!

Here are a few tighter images from Thursday’s flight…

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Lava gushes from a 20-25 foot spatter cone and spills onto the floor of Pu‘u ‘O‘o crater. Visibility was obscured by gases released by surrounding fumaroles.
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Another view of the active spatter cone on Pu‘u ‘O‘o crater’s floor.
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The lava pond in Pu‘u ‘O‘o’s southwest quadrant was active as well, as spattering occurred along an edge, while its cooled surface was pushed into a subduction zone along the opposing side.
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Thick, pillowy folds of pahoehoe effuse from a weak point in the tube’s side.
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Molten lava oozes from beneath a tube’s fractured crust.

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