During the Hadean Eon volcanoes played an integral part in the formation of the Earth. Even today volcanoes play a key role in the Earth's continued renewal of itself. Children and adults alike, it seems, are fascinated by these fountains of living.
A Pahoehoe (lava flow of basaltic rock, usually dark-colored with a smooth or ropey surface) approximately 10 m high issuing from the western end of the 0740 vents, a series of spatter cones 170 m long, south of Pu‘u Kahaualea, Hawaii
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Volcanoes National Park, Kilauea, Hawaii volcano viewable from rater Rim Dr. - visit before sunrise Papakolea Beach - a green sand beach (major rip/no swimming) hike Puna Coast permit camping available stay at Volcano House