Kilauea volcano (Hawaii): fire and water

Lava flow reaching the water. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Lava flow reaching the water. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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The lava flow advances a finger of new land over the young shore. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The lava flow advances a finger of new land over the young shore. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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The surface of a flow has formed a small piece of crust. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The surface of a flow has formed a small piece of crust. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Two narrow lava hoses (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Two narrow lava hoses (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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The lava hoses form bizarre structures subject to rapid changes. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The lava hoses form bizarre structures subject to rapid changes. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Lava drips into the agitated ocean water. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Lava drips into the agitated ocean water. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Powerful waves of the Pacific hit the young bench. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Powerful waves of the Pacific hit the young bench. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Lava flow and spray of a breaking wave. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Lava flow and spray of a breaking wave. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Steam plume from the lava sea entry. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Steam plume from the lava sea entry. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Water runs down from the bench cliff. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Water runs down from the bench cliff. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Lava dripping down into the water (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Lava dripping down into the water (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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A lava flow front advances against the water. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
A lava flow front advances against the water. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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The lava continues to push forth even when submerged by the wave. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The lava continues to push forth even when submerged by the wave. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Bright interior of flow becomes visible as soon as the wave has receded. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Bright interior of flow becomes visible as soon as the wave has receded. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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But the next wave is only seconds away. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
But the next wave is only seconds away. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Single lava spigot. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Single lava spigot. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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New land in formation (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
New land in formation (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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A lava flow took a shower. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
A lava flow took a shower. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Lava sausage (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Lava sausage (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Thick lava flow pouring into the water. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Thick lava flow pouring into the water. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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A beautiful ropy lava flow is invaded by a wave. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
A beautiful ropy lava flow is invaded by a wave. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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The water foams up as a layer of steam forms at the contact between the lava and the water. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
The water foams up as a layer of steam forms at the contact between the lava and the water. (Photo: ... [info]
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Some crust forms on the flowing lava as result. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Some crust forms on the flowing lava as result. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Relatively thick lava spigot. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Relatively thick lava spigot. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Active and inactive elephant trunks - miniature lava tubes. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Active and inactive elephant trunks - miniature lava tubes. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Yellow patch of sulfur and minerals on the fresh, still hot black sand on the bench. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Yellow patch of sulfur and minerals on the fresh, still hot black sand on the bench. (Photo: Tom Pfe... [info]
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View of the bench. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
View of the bench. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Lava flow at the bench front. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Lava flow at the bench front. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Black new lava. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Black new lava. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Lava spigot (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Lava spigot (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Two thicker lava flows (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Two thicker lava flows (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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Lava flow and thousands of water drops in the spray. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer)
Lava flow and thousands of water drops in the spray. (Photo: Tom Pfeiffer) [info]
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