Pahoehoe

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  • freely flowing lava

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  • freely flowing lava

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  • Slabby Pahoehoe lava - and lots of it
    The lava flowing from the fissure north of Vatnajokull is classified as Pahoehoe lava - a type of basaltic lava that is very common in eruptions in Iceland. The term comes from Hawaii and means smooth unbroken lava. The lava at Holuhraun is so thin however, that it forms slabs on the surface. According to dr. Armann Hoskuldsson, volcanologist at Univ. of Iceland´ Read more on this news related to 'Pahoehoe'

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