A Sunday LAVA FIX, anyone?

Any lava junkies having difficulty making it through the weekend?  Here’s a FIX for you in these intimate images of lava from our documentary overflight a couple days ago.  Enjoy!

_68i7105sm
Bird’s eye view of the apex of a large breakout on the newest lobe on the eastern flank of Pu‘u ‘O‘o.
_68i6703sm
Bubbling and spattering on Pu‘u ‘O‘o’s lava pond, swallowed slabs of cooled crust. So incredible to witness!
_68i7310sm
Fine wrinkles form on the surface of a river of lava as it cools and pushes forward.
_68i8063bsm
The firehose at the Kamokuna ocean entry creates an enormous littoral explosion, sending shards of molten lava, or ejecta, more than 100 feet into the air.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s