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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl2304

Superheated molten lava, about 2200 degrees Fahrenheit, is about to explode into the water in this image. The area in view is about 6-10 feet across.

Image ID: expl2304, 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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