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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl2299

An eruption near the summit of the West Mata Volcano. The blast is in the top left portion of the image, and broken rock can be seen in the plume. The three red lines below the blast are bands of superheated lava flowing down the volcano's slope.

Image ID: expl2299, 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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