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Lagoa do Fogo
Azores - Lagoa de Fogo (crater lake)
Lava Caves - Pico
Lava Stalactites - Pico (Azores)
Pico
Pico in Winter
Lava Tube Formation
Lava tube cave on Pico
Lava Tube Formation
Lava Tube Formation
This requires Pahoehoe lava which has the correct thickness to form a crust/tube from the inside of which the still-molten lava then pours out. Roof collapses frequently allow access to these caves.
geology
Azores - tectonic plates
Faial - Capelinhos erupting
Faial - Capelinhos erupting 1957/58
courtesy of Foto Jovial, Horta, Faial


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