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Explosive Kilauea Boulder
Explosive Kilauea Boulder
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Title: Explosive Kilauea Boulder


This large rock at the Kīlauea Overlook in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park was ejected ballistically in 1790, or soon thereafter, from Kilauea Volcano's summit caldera when it was more than 600 meters (2000 feet) deep.

Location: Kilauea Volcano, HI, USA

Date Taken: 12/08/2009

Photographer: Don Swanson
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Photographer Organization: USGS

Usage: This image is public domain/of free use unless otherwise stated. Please refer to the USGS Copyright section for how to credit the photo.


File Details:
Type: JPEG image - 2.76 MB
Dimensions: 1884 x 1581
Resolution: 72 dpi

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