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Kilauea volcano (Hawaii): Kamokuna lava sea entry Sep 2016

Looking over the eastern Kamokuna lava sea entry in the afternoon of 11 Sep 2016. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Looking over the eastern Kamokuna lava sea entry in the afternoon of 11 Sep 2016. (Photo: Tom Pfeiff... [info]
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Within only 2 months, a significant, approx. 50 m wide bench of new land has been created. The feeding lava tube is located beneath the area with the bluish fumes in the right background at the older cliff. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Within only 2 months, a significant, approx. 50 m wide bench of new land has been created. The feedi... [info]
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A small temporary black sand beach has formed in the eastern corner. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
A small temporary black sand beach has formed in the eastern corner. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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The new land is constantly being attacked by the waves of the Pacific, which is relatively calm today. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The new land is constantly being attacked by the waves of the Pacific, which is relatively calm toda... [info]
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At times, the steam plume rises more than 100 meters. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
At times, the steam plume rises more than 100 meters. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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As it gets evening, visitors come by boat to see the "lava show". (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
As it gets evening, visitors come by boat to see the "lava show". (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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At dusk, longer exposures reveal several individual entry points. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
At dusk, longer exposures reveal several individual entry points. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Near the active entry points, the water is so hot that it steams. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Near the active entry points, the water is so hot that it steams. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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As it gets darker, the glow becomes more and more intense. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
As it gets darker, the glow becomes more and more intense. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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A light trade wind breeze carries the steam plume to the SW. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
A light trade wind breeze carries the steam plume to the SW. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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As it is almost night, the lava glow takes over almost all light. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
As it is almost night, the lava glow takes over almost all light. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Glowing steam plumes rise from the easternmost entry points. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Glowing steam plumes rise from the easternmost entry points. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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View of the Kamokuna sea entry from inland. All the pahoehoe surface in front has formed during the past two months only. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
View of the Kamokuna sea entry from inland. All the pahoehoe surface in front has formed during the ... [info]
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A ropy lava flow creeps towards the new shoreline on the western bench. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
A ropy lava flow creeps towards the new shoreline on the western bench. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Moonlight illuminates the top of the steam plume while the lower parts are bright orange and yellow. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Moonlight illuminates the top of the steam plume while the lower parts are bright orange and yellow.... [info]
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Full moon with halo and lights of a boat with lava watchers. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Full moon with halo and lights of a boat with lava watchers. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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