Posted on August 19, 2016 by Damon
Measuring how much lava is flowing through the 61g tube.
HVO geologist conducts a VLF (very low frequency) survey across the episode 61g lava tube to measure the depth and cross-sectional area of lava flowing within the tube.
Aerial view of the Kamokuna ocean entry. Lava is reaching the sea along a broad area about 1 km (0.6 miles) long.
In this view, the 61g lava flow is lighter gray in color compared to older lavas.
Mick Kalber posted the following video earlier today:
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