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Kilauea volcano (Hawaii): lava ocean entry 13 March 2017
Impressions from a morning boat tour to the Kamokuna ocean entry on 13 March 2017 during our latest Kilauea Volcano Special tour
. We were lucky enough to be there during the last week when the spectacular fire hose was still active.
A special thanks goes to the competent and friendly crew from Kalapana Cultural Tours, in particular to captains Ikaika and Andrew, who we think provide the best service by far among the competition!
Approaching the Kamokuna Ocean entry. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
The cliff around the sea entry was formed on 31 Dec 2016 when most off the previous lava bench as we... [info
Another sightseeing boat is already on the scene. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
Most of the time, the lava hose is hidden in thick steam, but occasionally, it comes into sight. (Ph... [info
From the exposed lava tube, a so-called "fire hose" - a jet of lava - shoots out and pours into the ... [info
Zoom onto the mouth of the lava tube where the fire hose exits; today, it is not particularly strong... [info
The largest part of the fire hose. While in shade, the lava appears orange, when in sunlight, the co... [info
Where the lava hose plunges into the sea, it triggers near-constant (so-called "littoral") explosion... [info
The intensity of the explosive interaction at the contact varies a lot. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
Rarely, the jet of lava enters the ocean without noticeable explosions. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
Such calm moments are brief and soon followed by an explosion. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
Zoom onto the lower part of the fire hose reacting with the water. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
The height of the lava hose is approx. 15 meters. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
A short-lived "window" in the steam clouds lets the lava tube's mouth to be seen briefly. (Photo: To... [info
Liquid lava strands detach from the hose as it is falling and are twisted and torn into Pele's hair ... [info
View of the lava hose during a clear moment. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
The actual entry in the water is never seen directly. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
A moderately strong explosion occupies the full height of the cliff. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
Jets of water, steam and lava fragments rise from the contact of the fire hose with the water. (Phot... [info
The shape and direction of the explosions constantly change with the chaotic interaction of the wave... [info
Steam parts to give view to the lava hose with a small explosion. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
A good part of the lava is fragmented into smaller and larger particles of all shapes. New black san... [info
The same explosion seen a split second later. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
Trails of steam left behind the larger hot lava projectiles. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
Fire hose and explosion (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
Count the fragments...! (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
Cock-tail jets of steam in wet fireworks. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
Parabolic trajectories are seen by the steam trails. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
A larger explosion throws fragments well above the sea cliff. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
Last view onto the fire hose this morning. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
The surface water around the entry area is near-boiling point and steam rises everywhere. (Photo: To... [info
View back to an exciting morning excursion on another sunny day on Hawai'i. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info
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