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A Labyrinth of Lava

The big island of Hawaii is shot through with an underground labyrinth carved out by lava.
Publish Date: Topic: Planet EarthPlanet EarthNova
By Ari Daniel

Lava can be a powerful sculptural force. Take the island of Hawaii, for instance, where a maze of tunnels courses underground. It's solid rock now but it shows just how fluid the Earth can be.

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