A tongue of lava oozes out from beneath the recently cooled crust of a flow. The silica contained within, reflects the early morning sunlight, giving its surface a glassy sheen.
Photo and caption credit: Bruce Omori
A part of me wants to touch it it’s so pretty… But then the rational side of my brain smacks that part of me with a baseball bat.
This is it guys. This is why I have an unhealthy obsession with volcanology.