SIA3682: Limu o Pele

Photographer:Calvin J. Hamilton
Copyright:Copyright © 2010 Calvin J. Hamilton
Location:Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

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Limu o Pele also attests to the remarkable fluidity of Kilauea's lavas. These delicate flakes, the broken walls of large lava bubbles, form when a basalt lava flow enters the ocean and partially inflates with steam.

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