16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Dragon's Eye: Lava from above

As I lean out of the doorless helicopter flying above active lava, I see the geometric pattern of the bright red 2000C molten flow set against the cooled solid black lava rock beside it.

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Date Taken: 08.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Outside of Kalapana, Hawaii, Hawaii, United States of America
Copyright: © Denesa Chan