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Global Volcanism Program | Image GVP-03474

An incandescent lava flow from Mauna Ulu emerges from a lava tube and descends the Poliokeawe Pali cliff on 1 January 1973. Lava flows traveled 12 km to reach the coast over a 9-km-wide front during the 1969-74 eruption. Photo by Don Peterson, 1973 (U.S. Geological Survey).

An incandescent lava flow from Mauna Ulu emerges from a lava tube and descends the Poliokeawe Pali cliff on 1 January 1973. Lava flows traveled 12 km to reach the coast over a 9-km-wide front during the 1969-74 eruption.

Photo by Don Peterson, 1973 (U.S. Geological Survey).

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