Tag: Volcano

Lava Shoot by Boat!

October 13, 2016:  Site Seeing by Boat – An Excellent way to view the Lava at its newest Ocean entry!

The night before; “I’m setting the alarm clock early enough to leave for Hilo by what time?” was my slow, incredulous question. When the answer was, “2:00 o’clock am,” I took a long pause to consider what that would mean for me 😮

Lava appears to have been reaching for the Ocean in among the steam and burbling water.

Lava appears to have been reaching for the Ocean in among the steam and burbling water.

The Answer… “Very little sleep!” 😐 …

Then I thought, “Wait, Andy will be driving. I can sleep on the way!” And I Did! 😀 “To the Flow by Sea”, Andy’s recount of this drive to Hilo and beyond.


Halema`uma`u Gas Plume

Just a few days ago, the Halema`uma`u crater started expelling ash from its new vent.

Check out this blog entry from March 25, 2008: http://darkerview.com/ courtesy of my husband, Andrew Cooper.

And check out photos at the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory where they keep the activity status fairly up-to-date:

http://hvo.wr.usgs.gov/kilauea/update/images.html

It is exciting to be so close to the activity and intriguing to consider what may happen next…?!?!?!

(Transferred from my GadgetGypsy.Xanga.com blog)

*Links and info updated 3 July 2016.