Hose fountain spurts,  Pu'u 'O'o

Left: Night view (time-exposure) of a "spray" lava fountain, 50-70 feet high, during the 1972-74 Mauna Ulu eruption of Kilauea. (Photograph by Robin T. Holcomb.) Top: A 40-foot arching "hose" fountain spurts from Pu'u 'O'o vent in 1983. (Photograph by J.D. Griggs.) Bottom: A "dome" fountain, about 45 feet high, plays continuously for hours during the 1969-71 Mauna Ulu eruption. (Photograph by Jeffrey B. Judd.)

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