Unusual natural phenomenon: a desert of dried lava which is devoid of any vegetation. Although the rainfall here exceeds 1,000 mm per year, the rain is acid due to nearby volcanic vents and this eliminates any plants. Often the area becomes dangerous due to poisonous gas blows.

Location, GPS coordinates:19.35163 N 155.32553 W
Categories:Places with meteorological phenomena
Values:Meteorology, Geology, Visual
Rating:3 out of 10 stars
Where is located?Oceania, United States, Hawaii, Hawai’i, Southwest rift zone of Kilauea Volcano

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