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Breakout from a vent at Pu`u `Ō `ō, Hawai`i

Breakout from a vent at Pu`u `Ō `ō, Hawai`i

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Breakout from a vent at Pu`u `Ō `ō, Hawai`i
Photo taken July 2, 2008. Hawai`ian volcanoes erupt lava that solidifies into dark basalt, the same kind of rock that's found across terrestrial worlds in the solar system.

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Original image data dated on or about July 2, 2008

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