Weekend LAVA FIX!!!

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

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.
Another view of the active spatter cone on Pu‘u ‘O‘o crater’s floor.
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.
Thick, pillowy folds of pahoehoe effuse from a weak point in the tube’s side.
Molten lava oozes from beneath a tube’s fractured crust.

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