Lava Tubes

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Photo by Scott Haefner: Lava Tubes

A shaft of sunlight illuminates a lava tabe cave through a naturally formed hole in the ceiling. Lava tubes form when the exposed surface of flowing lava cools to form a hard shell, and lava streams below the crust continue flowing, leaving behind an empty tube.

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