Kilauea – Hawaii’s Constantly Erupting Volcano

Kilauea is the most active of the five volcanoes that make up the island of Hawaii and is one of the most active volcanoes in the world as it’s been continuously erupting since 1983 filmmaker and volcano specialist marcha grant visited the area in September 2016 during particularly high levels of volcanic activity Kilauea is undergoing a period of inflation as the magma reservoir swells normally the lava lake is not visible from the official overlook points but the level has risen so significantly it can now clearly be seen and is currently at its highest level since May 2015 it remains to be seen whether this rise will lead to a larger eruption for the first time in three years the lava flow has traveled the six and a half miles to the Pacific Ocean where it cools and hardens since 1983 around 500 acres of new land have been added to the island by this solidifying lava the constantly erupting volcano is a big draw for tourism and attracts around 2.6 million visitors a year both on land and by sea you

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