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Fresh lava makes beautiful glowing landscapes. Here lava is emerging from beneath a solidified crust and pooling in nearby shallow depressions.We walked away with burnt backsides after this shot, but as a result got a memorable photograph of our experience on the active lava flows of Kilauea.
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2004 Geodynamics Study Tour - Kilauea, Hawai'i
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Matt Jackson, against his better judgement, engages the lava in a battle of wits. Matt succeeded in sampling a small bit of lava, but Pele claimed his eyebrows as a souvenir.
Matt Jackson, against his better judgement, engages the lava in a battle of wits. Matt succeeded in sampling a small bit of lava, but Pele claimed his eyebrows as a souvenir. (Photo by Hans Schouten, WHOI)
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