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Kilauea's lava reaches ocean

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 - 00:33

Nov. 27 - Molten lava from Kilauea reaches the Pacific Ocean. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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A lava flow from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano reached the ocean for the first time in eleven months recently. Experts say the new activity along the volcano's east rim is proof that pressure within the cauldron is growing. Kilauea has been continuously erupting since 1983 but lava flows reaching the ocean are rare occurrences.

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Kilauea's lava reaches ocean

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 - 00:33