Lava spewing out of Fissure 8 and flowing into the river of lava

Fissure 8 and the Lava River

Lava fountains out of the crater that fissure 8 created from the Pahoa volcanic eruption on Hawaii.

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An aerial view of Fissure 8 spewing magma violently into the air and into a massive lava river headed to the ocean in Kapoho. I couldn’t believe my eyes when we flew over this newly formed cinder cone in the middle of the Leilani Estates neighborhood. It was surreal and frightening. Almost overnight thousands of peoples lives were uprooted and their future made unknown. My heart goes out to all those effected by the lava flow.

© Christopher Johnson

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