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Cracks in Kilauea delta portend shelf’s collapse

  • COURTESY HAWAIIAN VOLCANO OBSERVATORY

    Geologists visited Kilauea Volcano’s ocean entry point and lava delta at Kamokuna on Friday. The delta remains unstable, with a large crack, noted earlier this week, which spans the entire width of the delta.

The lava shelf at Kilauea Volcano’s ocean entry point continues to grow but has developed several cracks, hinting at its eventual demise. Read more

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