Abstracts: Pahoehoe lava

Patterns: Pahoehoe lava

This is ropey pahoehoe lava. It’s formed when a flow meets a small barrier, pushing up a small rope-like ridge, which cools, causes a new rope to form, and so on.

For more information about types of lava, go to instanthawaii.com/cgi-bin/hi?Volcano.types.

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