17 June 2014

Big Island Adventure: Mineral

Sulfur crystallizing around a steam vent on Kilauea
Ditto: Close-up
Kilauea Iki, across which we hiked. Big Kilauea erupting in the background
Lava Trees
Black = Lava; White = Bleached Coral @ A-Bay
Mauna Loa from Mauna Kea @ 14,000 ft. @ sunset
Lava field on the shoulder of Mauna Kea. Pahoehoe lava, not A'a lava
Lava Tube through which we hiked
Sea Arch
Mountain above Kailua, Oahu
Embarking on the hike across Kilauea Iki
Iconic Hawaiian vista


ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

Great pics!

That stuff is pretty tough on the soles, isn't it?

Jim H. said...

Not so much, really. No more than rubbly rock. It wasn't hot where we were walking, though there were places where you could stick your hand under the lava and feel hot steam.