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2018 05 24 - Pahoa, Hawaii, USA: Two rivers of lava enter the sea this morning, as multiple fissure eruptions supplied a tremendous volume of molten material, and the interaction between the cold seawater and 2000 degree lava create a toxic gas plume of laze. Consisting of hydrochloric acid, steam, and tiny bits of volcanic glass, this mixture irritates and burns, and can cause respiratory issues.
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