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Video – Kapoho Eruption 1960

Short version of the 1960 Kapoho, Hawaii volcanic eruption. Highlights include ground cracks, lava fountaining, aerial views, diversion attempts, evacuation of homes, pahoehoe and aa, and black sand formation.

A house catches on fire in Kapoho.

A house catches on fire in Kapoho.

Filmed by Fred Rackle, narrated by David Carvalho.

[youtube=http://youtu.be/9sMQRUzjVKU]

See the full version of this video, narrated by Rackle himself, at:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2BsIm7iodIs