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Snapshots

  1. Pahoehoe Ropes

    Snapshot Title: Pahoehoe Ropes
    Taken by: Brent Garry

    Image: McCartys Lava Flow 5 - Hydraulic Press (look South/Southwest)
    Image Owner: Brent Garry



    Description:

    The ropey textures indicates the lava tha formed this little toe was flowing at a relatively low rate.



  2. Pahoehoe Lava

    Snapshot Title: Pahoehoe Lava
    Taken by: Brent Garry

    Image: McCartys Lava Flow 5 - Hydraulic Press (look South/Southwest)
    Image Owner: Brent Garry



    Description:

    The steep margin of the platform is embayed by coalesced toes of pahoehoe lava that have inflated to a meter or so in height. This forms a "moat" like structure around the depression.



  3. Breakout

    Snapshot Title: Breakout
    Taken by: Brent Garry

    Image: McCartys Lava Flow 5 - Hydraulic Press (look South/Southwest)
    Image Owner: Brent Garry



    Description:

    This is the location along the margin of the platform where the breakout of lava occurred.