Update, November 24, 2018, 7:26 a.m., Pacific: Per the volcanologists, who kindly replied by email, this cloud coming out of the caldera, captured on the
USGS/Hawaiian Volcano Observatory caption for this image (full size image here), with emphasis added: This wide-angle photo shows the fissure 8 cone (center of image)
There has been a slight, but possibly very important, change in the eruption–less lava coming out in the Lower East Rift Zone and a hiatus
No place on earth leaves me feeling as alive as a volcano does. — Volcanologist Stanley Williams, in “Surviving Galeras” Now let’s take away the
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Vog is volcanic smog, and thanks to Kilauea’s longstanding eruption, there’s a lot of it in Hawaii right now. But this video from the University of Hawaii also shows somebody climbing a snow-covered volcano, and someone else snowboarding. In Hawaii. Cool!