Kilauea’s eruption continues apace with two ocean entry points

June 30, 2013HAWAIIBreakouts from the Kahaualea 2 lava flow burned forest areas north of Kilauea’s middle east rift zone today as eruption activity continued with little change. Tiltmeters at the Kilauea summit recorded only minor fluctuations, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory. Seismic tremor levels were also low, according to the observatory. The tiltmeter at Puu Oo cone in the middle east rift zone also recorded only minor fluctuations. According to the observatory, the northeast spatter cone continued to feed the Kahaualea 2 flow, which extended about 1.6 miles to the north. Breakouts fro the flow burned forest at the north edge of a flow field created between 1983 and 1986. A second active front, about 1.2 miles north-northwest of Puu Oo, expanded to the west and burned the edge of the forest to the north, the observatory reported. Meanwhile, the so-called Peace Day flow fed a pair of ocean entries via lava tubes. The main entry area was just east of the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park boundary; a smaller entry was located just inside the park. –Star Adviser
Lava Lake: Lava lakes are large volumes of molten lava, usually basaltic, contained in a volcanic vent, crater, or broad depression. The term is used to describe both lava lakes that are wholly or partly molten and those that are solidified (sometimes referred to as frozen lava lakes in this case). There is a lava lake in Marum crater, Ambrym in Vanuatu. Hawaii’s Kilauea has the distinction of having two persistent lava lakes: one in the Halemaʻumaʻu vent cavity within the summit caldera, and another located within the Puʻu ʻŌʻō cone located on the east rift zone of the volcano. The number of lava lakes being reported in volcanoes has increased dramatically in the last 25 years, suggesting more magma from the planet’s interior is seeping towards the surface. – Wikipedia    – video below contains some profanity
                                                Lava Lake: Ambrym volcano – Marum crater in Vanuatu
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3 Responses to Kilauea’s eruption continues apace with two ocean entry points

  1. i loved the video of the guys descending into the volcano :)

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  2. Wilhelm says:

    Ummmm…

    Kinda Creepy.

    Yep.

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  3. lainey1843 says:

    Whatever floats your boat-so to speak.
    Those close-ups when he was right on the lip of the lake,..only one description fits: the pit of HELL!!

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