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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl2296

Bands of glowing magma, about 2,200 degrees Fahrenheit, are exposed as a pillow lava tube extrudes down slope. This image is approximately three feet across in an eruptive area approximately the length of a football field that runs along the summit.

Image ID: expl2296, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Pacific Ocean, Northeast Lau Basin, Fiji area
Credit: NSF and NOAA

Category: Ocean exploration/

High Resolution Photo Available





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