LAVA FIX!

Because of inclement weather, our overflight has been cancelled, but here’s a collection of imagery from last week…

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Lava pours into the sea at the Kamokuna ocean entry, shattering and creating the black sand that our island is so well known for.
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Ropey braids of pahoehoe. Lava creates the most amazing textures, don’t you think?
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A breakout of pahoehoe creates a ropey texture as it cools.
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Comprised of roughly 50% silica, the surface of fresh lava appears silvery and metallic.
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Pahoehoe oozes from beneath the ruptured crust of a tube.

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