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Lava Ocean Entry | by geekyrocketguy
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Lava Ocean Entry

The lava rivers had cooled and stopped flowing since I was here in April. This time, the only flowing lava was exiting a tube in the cliff face and hitting the ocean, where it reacted violently with the water. The explosive steam periodically blasted chunks of molten rock in all directions.


I was 100 feet away, and the heat was sufficient to evaporate the rain off my tripod and melt my umbrella.

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Taken on July 18, 2013