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Hell's Half Acre Lava Field
Hell's Half Acre Lava Field is a complete, young, unweathered, fully exposed pahoehoe lava flow, lava whose surface is frequently molded smooth into forms representing huge rope coils. The site also provides an outstanding example of pioneer vegetation establishing itself on a lava flow.
Year designated: 1976
Ownership: Federal, State
Please remember, National Natural Landmarks (NNLs) are not national parks. NNL status does not indicate public ownership, and many sites are not open for visitation.
Last Updated: June 28, 2012