Lava Update | July 13, 2017

Pu‘u ‘O‘o’s lava pond boils with a vigor, fracturing its cooled surface.
A large breakout on the coastal plain glows in the foreground, as the sun rises above the Kalapana coast.
A toe of pahoehoe oozes from beneath the cooled crust of a tube.
A flow expands laterally, as the side of a breakout oozes from pressure within.
One of several skylights on the upper flow field.
Lava pours from a ruptured tube on the coastal plain, advancing its leading edge.
The Kamokuna delta continues to grow, as do the stress fractures.

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