Lava-hunting in trainers on Kilauea, Hawaii – BBC Magazine

Lava-hunting in trainers on Kilauea, Hawaii – BBC Magazine

In this story for the BBC Magazine I embark on a trek up one of the planet’s most-active volcanoes, Kilauea in Hawaii.

 

As I slid gingerly down its high crater wall, a cascade of volcanic chunks dislodged beneath my feet and tumbled downwards – smashing against the gravelly crust below. In the distance, I could make out wisps of creamy steam spiralling from the crater floor – seeping out through vast slabs of dried lava, which resemble brittle, oversized slates of dark chocolate.

 

Read the full article here. 

Date

October 16, 2016

Category

Words