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Huge fissures open on Hawaiian volcano

Lava erupts from a fissure on the outskirts of Pahoa during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii. 

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Lava erupts from a fissure on the outskirts of Pahoa during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Lava erupts from a fissure on the outskirts of Pahoa during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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Smoke and lava erupt from a fissure near a home on the outskirts of Pahoa. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Smoke and lava erupt from a fissure near a home on the outskirts of Pahoa. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Smoke and lava erupt from a fissure near a home on the outskirts of Pahoa. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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Jolon Clinton, 15, (L), and her sister, Halcy, 17, take photos of a fissure near their home on the outskirts of Pahoa. 


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Jolon Clinton, 15, (L), and her sister, Halcy, 17, take photos of a fissure near their home on the outskirts of Pahoa. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Jolon Clinton, 15, (L), and her sister, Halcy, 17, take photos of a fissure near their home on the outskirts of Pahoa. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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Lava erupts from a fissure on the outskirts of Pahoa. 

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Lava erupts from a fissure on the outskirts of Pahoa. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Lava erupts from a fissure on the outskirts of Pahoa. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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Volcanic gases rise from a fissure in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Volcanic gases rise from a fissure in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Volcanic gases rise from a fissure in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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Lava erupts from a fissure on the outskirts of Pahoa. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Lava erupts from a fissure on the outskirts of Pahoa. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Lava erupts from a fissure on the outskirts of Pahoa. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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Patricia Spinoza, of Puna, takes a photo of lava on a lawn on the outskirts of Pahoa. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Patricia Spinoza, of Puna, takes a photo of lava on a lawn on the outskirts of Pahoa. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Patricia Spinoza, of Puna, takes a photo of lava on a lawn on the outskirts of Pahoa. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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Jolon Clinton, 15, takes a photo of a fissure near her home on the outskirts of Pahoa. 


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Jolon Clinton, 15, takes a photo of a fissure near her home on the outskirts of Pahoa. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Jolon Clinton, 15, takes a photo of a fissure near her home on the outskirts of Pahoa. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision. 

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Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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Volcanic gases rise from the ground in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Volcanic gases rise from the ground in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Volcanic gases rise from the ground in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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A view of the Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano from the International Space Station. 

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A view of the Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano from the International Space Station. Andrew J. Feustel/NASA/via REUTERS

A view of the Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano from the International Space Station. Andrew J. Feustel/NASA/via REUTERS
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Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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Volcanic gases rise from the ground in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Volcanic gases rise from the ground in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Volcanic gases rise from the ground in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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A dead palm tree stands in a lava flow in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

A dead palm tree stands in a lava flow in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

A dead palm tree stands in a lava flow in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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A view of Fissure 17, is seen looking southward from Hwy 132, May 13, 2018. USGS/Handout via REUTERS

A view of Fissure 17, is seen looking southward from Hwy 132, May 13, 2018. USGS/Handout via REUTERS

A view of Fissure 17, is seen looking southward from Hwy 132, May 13, 2018. USGS/Handout via REUTERS
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Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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Senior Airman John Linzmeier, of the Hawaii National Guard, observes a lava flow in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Senior Airman John Linzmeier, of the Hawaii National Guard, observes a lava flow in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Senior Airman John Linzmeier, of the Hawaii National Guard, observes a lava flow in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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Volcanic gases rise from a fissure in the Leilani Estates subdivision, May 14, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Volcanic gases rise from a fissure in the Leilani Estates subdivision, May 14, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Volcanic gases rise from a fissure in the Leilani Estates subdivision, May 14, 2018. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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Smoke and steam rise from a lava flow in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Smoke and steam rise from a lava flow in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Smoke and steam rise from a lava flow in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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Volcanic gasses rise from the ground in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Volcanic gasses rise from the ground in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Volcanic gasses rise from the ground in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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Volcanic gases rise from a fissure near the remains of a structure in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Volcanic gases rise from a fissure near the remains of a structure in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Volcanic gases rise from a fissure near the remains of a structure in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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Smoke and steam rise from fissures in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Smoke and steam rise from fissures in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Smoke and steam rise from fissures in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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A No Trespassing sign hangs from a tree in a lava flow in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

A No Trespassing sign hangs from a tree in a lava flow in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

A No Trespassing sign hangs from a tree in a lava flow in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision. 

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Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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Smoke and steam rise from fissures near the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Smoke and steam rise from fissures near the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Smoke and steam rise from fissures near the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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A bouquet and a lei rest on a lava flow in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

A bouquet and a lei rest on a lava flow in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

A bouquet and a lei rest on a lava flow in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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Volcanic gases rise from the ground in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Volcanic gases rise from the ground in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Volcanic gases rise from the ground in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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A driver steers through volcanic gasses in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

A driver steers through volcanic gasses in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

A driver steers through volcanic gasses in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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A lava flow covers a road in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

A lava flow covers a road in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

A lava flow covers a road in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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Smoke and steam rise from a lava flow in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Smoke and steam rise from a lava flow in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Smoke and steam rise from a lava flow in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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An onlooker watches as lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

An onlooker watches as lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

An onlooker watches as lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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Sisters Jolyn, 15, (L), and Haley Clinton, 17, take photos as lava erupts from a fissure near their home east of the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Sisters Jolyn, 15, (L), and Haley Clinton, 17, take photos as lava erupts from a fissure near their home east of the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Sisters Jolyn, 15, (L), and Haley Clinton, 17, take photos as lava erupts from a fissure near their home east of the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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Smoke and steam rise from fissures in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Smoke and steam rise from fissures in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Smoke and steam rise from fissures in the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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An onlooker watches as lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

An onlooker watches as lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

An onlooker watches as lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Lava erupts from a fissure east of the Leilani Estates subdivision. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester
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