A different type of lava tube

The lava tubes people see most, and occasionally tour, are created by flowing lava (http://tmblr.co/Zyv2Js1YY_xmG
). The lava cools most rapidly at the top, causing a crust to form that stands up even if the lava flow ends. This is a different type of lava tube.

This lava tube is found alongside the Coso Volcanic Field in California and it was created by erosion. Water flowing over rapids and waterfalls formed eddies that stayed in the same spot and cut downwards. This entire cave is a vertical tube with an almost rifle-style pattern left on the walls. No scale is given but it’s probably less than a meter across.


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Epic Ice. Ice makes everything better. You like cream? How about ice cream! You like caves? How about icecaves! Yeah! You like people, iceman!

Speaking of iceman, I would be the worst iceman ever. Because you know how iceman makes an entrace by materializing ice and simultaneously skating on it. Yeah nope, can’t do that. I once went into an ice rink and tried to iceskate, I literally fell 100 times on my butt and on my knees just so that I could “sort of” skate. I was concentrating intensely as an 8 year old kid passed by me doing a quintuple axel flip D: I then literally did that Dragon ball move where you become so determined to succeed. I probably turned super sayain in that breif moment. There was fire in my eyes. I literally had some epic song playing in my head. As I stood slowly back up cinematically I look forward and told my self I could do it. I took my first step and splat, I fell right back down, so I just went screw it and just ate some pizza. I can’t be iceman, but if you need a pizzaman, I’m totally the dude for it.