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Lava flow trail side trip:

Spatter cone in action

Close-up of gloppy spatter texture This photo shows a spatter cone growing during the eruption of Pu'u 'O'o cinder cone in Hawaii. Click here to visit the USGS Hawaii Volcano Observatory Pu'u 'O'o eruption web site.

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