Temperatures of liquid lava can range from about 700ºC (1300ºF) to 1200ºC (2200ºF).
A panoramic view from the summit of Mauna Kea
Lava flowing into the ocean on the Kona(western) coast of the island of Hawaii
Volcanic vent, Hawaii
Aerial view of a volcanic vent on the island of Hawaii
The island of Hawaii was built up from the eruptions of five seperate volcanoes, two of which are still active.
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park is home to two active volcanoes, Mauna Loa and Kilauea.
A student at the Kanu O Ka Aina Charter school petting Lucky
Heritage Place Alzheimers Center in Bandon, Oregon
A mother and baby gorilla in Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda
A silverback gorilla in Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda
A gorilla mother and baby in Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda
A family of gorillas in Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda
Woman at Merlin medical clinic, Seleia, Darfur, Sudan
Back country skiing in Jackson Hole, Wyoming
At the Merlin medical clinic in Gereida, Darfur, Sudan