Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-03421
A brief eruption lasting five days in February 1969 took place along a fissure system between Alae and Nāpau craters on Kīlauea's East Rift Zone. Lava fountains produced flows that cascaded into Makaopuhi and Nāpau craters. Lava flows buried 5 km of the Chain of Craters Road.
Photo by Don Swanson, 1969 (U.S. Geological Survey).
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Galleries: Fissure Vents | Lava Flows
Keywords: fissure | lava fountain | lava flow | lava | gas | emissions | eruption