17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Lava pouring off a 60 ft cliff into the ocean. Big Island Hawaii

Taken from a boat, the "fire hose" pours out of a lava tube, 60 ft., into the ocean. The lava exploded as it hit the water. I've been all over and this is the most amazing spectacle I have ever seen!

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Southeast coast of the Big Island, Hawaii, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Lawrence Collins