Hawaiian Volcano Observatory

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Photograph by C. Heliker on March 12, 1993
Lava pouring into the sea built this fan-shaped delta and buried an archeological site and popular campground at Kamoamoa in Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park. The delta extends 300 m beyond the former shoreline. The Chain of Craters Road is visible on both sides of the narrow flow field.

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Updated: 18 May 2000