VIDEO – USGS Geologist Takes Lava Sample from Lava Tube Skylight

USGS geologist Rick Hoblitt describes taking a lava sample from a lava tube skylight.

Rick Hoblitt

This work took place downslope from Pu’u ‘O’ o vent on Kilauea Volcano, Island of Hawai’i in 2002. As of 2013 the eruption continues and sampling is done every few weeks.



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