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Crack in lava sea cliff might signal second collapse

  • COURTESY HAWAIIAN VOLCANO OBSERVATORY / USGS

    A 70-foot-long ground crack has developed near where lava from Kilauea flows into the ocean. Scientists say the crack could be a precursor to collapse of an unstable section of the sea cliff, making the site dangerous.

A long, lateral crack in sea cliffs built by Kilauea Volcano has scientists worried about a second collapse into the ocean. Read more

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