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Aerial Footage Shows New Lava Delta in Hawaii's Kapoho Bay

2018-06-08 05:44
Aerial Footage Shows New Lava Delta in Hawaii's Kapoho Bay New footage has been released by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) showing lava stretching a mile out to sea after filling Kapoho Bay on Hawaii’s Big Island. This helicopter footage shot on the morning of June 6 shows the new lava delta and clouds of steam, hydrochloric acid gas and volcanic glass shards rising from where lava made contact with the sea. The USGS also released footage showing lava stream that emerged from Fissure 8 and filled Kapoho Bay. Credit: USGS via Storyful