VHP Photo Glossary: Kipuka

Kipuka

Photo: kipuka on Kilauea Volcano, Hawai`i

Photograph by R.B. Moore in 1977

Kilauea Volcano, Hawai`i


Aerial view of a kipuka surrounded by a 1955 lava flow on the east rift zone of Kilauea Volcano. The whitish color of the 1955 flows is due to lichen growing on them.