Pele, Volcano Goddess, after her battle with Namaka

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Comments (13)

Isse on September 8, 2011

Interesting !

Greetings, Istvan C


kenfowkes on September 8, 2011

Istvan, thank you for commenting! Best regards, - KenF

Tomros on October 4, 2011

Funny, this was in my crossword today, I solved that, but did not know it before!

Like 2,


kenfowkes on October 4, 2011

Thanks for sharing your "Pele Day", and for the like!

bob/vivalafantasi@ on January 23, 2012


motorhand on February 6, 2012

Interesting figure !

kenfowkes on February 9, 2012

motorhand, not many visitors find this one. Thanks for leaving a comment!

grobi358 on March 13, 2012

Hello KenF, a rare, unique and fascinating sight! As geologist I often had seen the "hair of Pele" but not the whole had! :)) L+F! Thank you for nice comment and L+V. Best regards from Germany, Karsten

kenfowkes on March 17, 2012

Karsten, thank you so much for L+F! This was a lucky find and it is nice to have a geologist notice it. Regards to you from California.

amazing capture !!!!! LIKE

motorhand on May 14, 2013

Time goes by... ;-)

Lady GooGoo La La on September 11, 2013

Looks like a cow had a battle! :~) Nice shot Ken!

Lady GooGoo La La ;~)
Smiles from the Land of Smiles, Thailand :~)

la-gioconda on February 3

For Peles grace! -YSL- Cornelia

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Photo taken in Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, HI 96718, USA

Photo details

  • Uploaded on September 7, 2011
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    by kenfowkes
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot A75
    • Taken on 2007/10/20 15:59:30
    • Exposure: 0.003s (1/400)
    • Focal Length: 5.41mm
    • F/Stop: f/2.800
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash