About 44 acres of coastline at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park collapsed into the ocean this week, exposing the cliffside 45 feet above the water and unleashing a glowing lava river. "The cliff just caved away like a glacier," said park spokesman Jim Gale, commenting on the spectacular display. The stream of molten rock has since formed a ramp of new land. More info and photos available online at LiveScience.com(1).
Photo: U.S. Geological Survey