Kiluaea volcano in Hawaii
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Fears over lava levels at Hawaii volcano

Spectacular pictures of a volcano in Hawaii have been released by the US Geological Survey, showing rising lava levels at the Halemaumau vent at the Kiluaea volcano.

Scientists are keeping a close eye on the brilliant stream of orange molten rock, which is surging into a lake where temperatures can reach around 1,000 degrees centigrade.

  • 10 Jun 2011
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