Virtual Guidebook to the Big Island of Hawai'i
Mauna Ulu Fissures
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Island of Hawai'i Hawaii




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Looking upslope to Mauna Ulu and downslope to the eruption fissure

(March 11, 2011)


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This fissure was the site of one of Mauna Ulu's most spectacular eruptions

(March 11, 2011)


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Eruption fissure on the southwest side of Mauna Ulu

(March 11, 2011)


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Vegetation is slowly colonizing the eruption fissure

(March 11, 2011)


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Eruption fissure and a rudge of ejected lava on its downwind side

(March 11, 2011)


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