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Select Images of Pele, Puu Oo, Halemaumau

Madame Pele in Halemlaumau crater; photo by Igor Koyfman

The face of Madame Pele, volcano goddess of Hawaii, appears in Halemaumau Crater on 6 August 2010, above. The photographer, Igor Koyfman, set the camera on a rock, used night exposure mode and a self-timer to avoid disturbing the camera.

Madame Pele, photo by Rick Fuller Halemaumau at night from Subaru Telescope Pele's face appears in fresh lava entering the sea; photo by Darcy Bevens
Madame Pele at Puu Oo, from Hirano Store, by Rick Fuller, on 3 March 1984. Halemaumau from Subaru Telescope, by Rita Morris, on 25 Oct 2012, 1:51 am. Pele's face at the sea, Kalapana, in lava rapidly cooled by ocean waves.


Lightning Boat in Kona Aa

World Volcanoes: Robert W. Decker


Decker Gallery

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Matt and Trystan Safe Distance Measuring Temperature

The Gallery section is under renovation. We are in the process of digitizing slides from the Robert Decker collection. One of Decker's most requested photos is seen below: Krakatau in 1960. Read about the Decker Endowment.