I’ll bet when you read the title you weren’t expecting something like this.
Hawaii evokes mental images of beaches and lush greenery, right? But the Big Island has the world’s most active volcano and the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory provides an outstanding library of images, and they are updated quite frequently.
Lately the “rift” has been erupting, which is really cool; lava pouring out of a long split in the earth and flowing down the mountainside. It formed a pond of lava which lasted several days until the rim ruptured and the pond drained, shown above.