Hawaii and Lava - ScottSmorra
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Lava Burst

Lava bursts into the night sky at the "Firehose" ocean entry on the Kilauea 61G Lava Flow at Kalapana. The cliff on the right is ~80 feet tall. These explosions are called littoral hydrovolcanic explosions and occur when 2000 degree F lava comes in contact with 75 degree F seawater.

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