Come up face to face with one of nature’s most destructive forces: lava. Hawaii is one of the best places to observe flowing lava. Being a very basic lava, it flows steadily and isn’t volatile, so you don’t get that many nasty surprises. This short from Page Films captures incredible time-lapse moments:

The footage is from Kilauea, the most active volcano in the Hawaiian hot spot.

A different view of Kilauea. Image via Wikipedia.

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