A lava junkie is a person who has experienced, often only at arm's length,
the awesome spectacle of new earth being created before their eyes
and who then returns again and again to witness the constantly changing landscape.
For the fortunate
few that means a nightly vigil to view the ever changing lava flows.
For others it means a return visit once a week, or month, or year, or...
No matter what
the frequency of your visits, the hot stuff is addictive to most of those
who travel from around the world to get a first hand glimpse
of what is possibly the world's most active, yet safest, of volcanoes:
Thanks to the
internet you too can become a lava junkie
without melting or otherwise wearing out your shoes,
but a personal experience is highly recommended!
THE GALLERY INCLUDES
IMAGES THAT SEEM
TO INCLUDE AN APPEARANCE BY
LAVA FLOWS THAT ENTER THE PACIFIC OCEAN
IMPRESSIVE LAVA DISPLAYS ON DRY LAND
ONE OF THE PERKS FOR THE EARLY RISER
THE GALLERY WAS LAST
UPDATED FEB 2, 2004 WHEN
OCEAN ENTRY GALLERIES 1-6 WERE REMODELED, GALLERIES 7 & 8 WERE ADDED,
AND THE MAUNA KEA SNOW PAGE WAS ADDED
THE (sometimes) DAILY (sometimes) WEEKLY (sometimes) MONTHLY UPDATE
WAS LAST UPDATED APRIL
20, 2008 WITH SHOTS
OF THE ACTION
FROM HALEMA'UMA'U AT THE SUMMIT OF KILAUEA
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