Ambrym’s Lava Lakes

EarthzineEarth Observation, Ecosystems

satellite image of ambrym's lava flow. Credit: NASA Earth Observatory

satellite image of ambrym's lava flow. Credit: NASA Earth ObservatoryOriginally Published by NASA Earth Observatory – The Earth Observing-1 satellite captured this view of twin lava lakes in Vanuatu. One glowed brightly; the other was capped with a thin gray crust of partially-solid rock.