May 15, 2017

Monday Geology Picture: Pahoehoe Lava Flow

Posted by Evelyn Mervine

Pahoehoe lava flow on Piton de la Fournaise volcano. Photo taken March 2017.

For this week’s “Monday Geology Picture” here’s a stunning example of a pahoehoe lava flow. I took this picture back in March when I visited Piton de la Fournaise volcano on Réunion Island. I’ll be sharing more pictures from Réunion soon – stay tuned!