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Lava spurting into the ocean from Kilauea - I don’t think this looks like the “Firehose” earlier this year (which was higher up), so I think this must be a newer feature.

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Timelapse view of lava moving on the plains near Pu’u O’o, Hawaii. The hill in the distance is called the “Pali”, it is the mark of a large normal fault created by part of the island sliding out towards the sea. Lava cascades over the Pali on its way to the ocean during the eruption. This is substantially sped up from how fast Pahoehoe lava typically flows.

A skylight​ is not just a view to the world above you, but ​a window to the world beneath. In this photo​,​ taken last month on the Puʻu ʻŌʻō crater at Kīlauea​ in Hawaii, a volcanic skylight reveals a river of molten rock, drifting just below the charred surface. It’s a powerful reminder of the forces at work below us. Photo by U.S. Geological Survey.

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Ocean entry and lava delta formation, Hawaii

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Pahoehoe lava flowing in timelapse (sped up) views, from the island of Hawaii. Really good views of how you get the crust tied up in knots in this clip

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Lava flowing timelapse, Kilauea. Check out the glowing folds on the front of the moving lava - clear view of how pahoehoe textures form.

Kīlauea Point National Wildlife Refuge’s dramatic backdrop of steep cliffs plunging to the ocean is one of the best places in Hawai’i to view wildlife and take in the amazing island scenery. Home to large populations of nesting seabirds, visitors also have a chance to view spinner dolphins, monk seals, lush coastal plants and Hawai‘i’s state bird – the nēnē or endangered Hawaiian goose. Photo courtesy of Andre Raine, Kaua'i Endangered Seabird Recovery Project.

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Hawaii lava breakout, pahoehoe flow lobe, filmed in real time.