|This white plume glows red at night.|
This photo shows a bit more of how far away you are when viewing the crater, yet it is massive even from a distance!
While we were in this area, we also visited and hiked the short distance in to an underground tunnel called the Thurston Lava Tube. A lava tube is caused by hot lava which is still flowing beneath the surface of lava which has already cooled and hardened, forming a long tube-like cave.
|This is the photo I took inside the Lava Tube|
|This is the information given at the beginning of the hike.|