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Man survives 70-foot fall from the volcanic caldera of Kilauea

HAWAII ISLAND (HawaiiNewsNow) – A man was critically injured late Wednesday after he had climbed a railing at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and fallen 70 feet from the caldera of Kilauea volcano. The man fell on the ground About 70 meters deep and landed on a narrow ledge. (Source: Hawaii News Now) The man in his thirties was pulled out …

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Kilauea data suggests that the eruption was unprecedented

image credits: CC0 Public Domain A very large team of researchers from several US institutions came to the conclusion that the volcanic eruption in Kilauea, which took place this past summer, represented an unprecedented volcanic event. In their article published in the journal Science researchers describe the sequence of events and what sets them apart from other volcanic eruptions. The …

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Surprising was the 3-month outbreak of Kilauea

WASHINGTON – After a surprisingly explosive summer, Kilauea, the longest continuously erupting volcano in the world, finally seems to have taken a break. But the scientists who study it did not do it. Countless new data gathered during an unprecedented opportunity to monitor a sustained, accessible eruption is changing the knowledge about the behavior of some volcanoes. "It was hugely …

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Lava and eruptions continue in Hawaiis Kilauea

And more than two months later, Kilauea is still breaking out. On Monday, a lava bomb – a flying chunk of molten rock – hit a tour boat and injured 23 people. Thirteen of the injured were hospitalized and at least one woman was in serious condition, authorities said. Here's how the volcano has affected the area in recent months. …

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High sulfur dioxide and sulfur fumes spill from Kilauea to the north

Video courtesy of USGS U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY The lava flow from Rift 8 reached the ocean on Thursday in Kapoho, as shown in a satellite image of Sentinel 2 U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY The lava flow from column 8 poured into Kapoho Bay at 6:13 am on an overflight. It was reported that the sea entrance took place at 10.30 o'clock. …

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Kilauea Lava Flow swallows 279 homes in two coastal subdivisions: NPR

Most of the Kapoho area, including tidal pools, is now covered with fresh lava, and few features are still intact as the volcanic eruption on Kilauea volcano continues on Wednesday in Pahoa, Hawaii. LE Basków / AP Hide label Shift LE Baskow / AP Most of the Kapoho area including the tidal pools is now covered with fresh lava, and …

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