Just as Luis immediately recognized WoGE #445 as a place he had already visited, so I, upon seeing WoGE #446, thought #BTGT – “Been there, GigaPanned that”. I GigaPanned Bolinas Lagoon back in December 2008.
With no further delay, I present WoGE #447:
The first person to successfully locate the coordinates and geologic significance of the scene above will have the opportunity to host the next WoGE on their own geoblog. No Schott Rule.
Here’s a virtual tour of our hike out to the active flow field near Pu’u ‘O’o ten years ago that I constructed as part of the Mapping with Google MOOC last summer. Open the first link (a KMZ file) in Google Earth and play it as a tour for best effect.
When we got back on the 7th we all took Hollywood showers and I treated the group to dinner in the dining room at Volcano House. Prime rib never tasted so good…
Another look back ten years, to the night I first got up close and personal with an erupting volcano…
Here’s more from that evening at the lava front.
Ten years ago today I was leading five LSSU students on a geology field trip to Hawaii…
You can also see more pictures from that day.