Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Pahoehoe Lava

When lava flows, sometimes it forms a glassy surface full of wrinkles as it cools. This is pahoehoe. Pele's hair is sometimes depicted as curls of pahoehoe. On the shore last night we walked on pahoehoe lava formations in the water, and watched a fisherman out on a pahoehoe point.

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