VHP Photo Glossary: more images of lava drainback
Photograph by C. Heliker on 6
Kilauea Volcano, Hawai`i.
Night view of drainback on the east rift zone of Kilauea Volcano. The
lava was erupted from a fissure about 100 m to the NW and cascaded
over a 10-m high fault scarp before disappearing into a gaping crack.
Photograph by R.B. Moore on 25
Mauna Loa Volcano, Hawai`i.
Part of a large `a`a flow is pouring into a crack on the upper
northeast rift zone of Mauna Loa during the 1st day of its 1984
eruption. A red cloud of ash billows from the crack. The flow is
moving from left to right.