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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl2305

#1. The orange glow of superheated magma, about 2,200 degrees Fahrenheit, is exposed as pillow lavas extrude from the eruption. These images are approximately three feet across in an eruptive area approximately the length of a football field that runs along the summit.

Image ID: expl2305, 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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