lava tube

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lava tube

[′lä·və ‚tüb]
(geology)
A long, tubular opening under the crust of solidified lava.
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The otherworldly experience in the Lava Tunnel, formed over 5,000 years ago from cooling magma after a volcanic eruption, is not for the claustrophobic or those with weak knees.
First stop was Raufarholshellir cave, a 5,000-year-old lava tunnel which stretches 1,350 metres through the volcanic rock and, I'm told, was used in Russell Crowe's film Noah.
An ISRO camera that was on board Chandrayaan- 1 has shown an underground lava tunnel that could one day house astronauts.
Based on DNA comparisons, the group of Professor Stefan Koenemann from the Institute for Animal Ecology and Cell Biology of TiHo Hannover conclusively proved that the lava tunnel harbors a second remipede species.
I experienced it at the Lava Tunnel, or Raufarholshellir near Reykjavik, the fourth longest lava tube in the country.
At Cueva de los Verdes you can explore a real lava tunnel produced by volcanic activity.
These include a cactus garden and 'Los Jameos del Agua', an exposed section of lava tunnel, home to a concert hall, a volcano museum and thousands of tiny blind albino crabs, which live in a natural pool in its depths.
Rita Ora will be joining this year's Secret Solstice Festival held over the three days with music and dancing from lava tunnels to geothermal pool parties.
One of the area's geological wonders is Los Tuneles, a series of flooded lava tunnels and archways, where reef sharks navigate an aquatic maze and blue-footed boobies dance around pillars of cacti.
One of the area's geological wonders is Los Tuneles, a series of flooded lava tunnels and archways, Tuneles on Isabela Island where reef sharks navigate an aquatic maze and blue-footed boobies dance around pillars of cacti.
Some 1,700 residents were ordered to leave Leilani Estates, where lava has been bubbling out of some 2-1/2 miles (4 km) of fissures in the ground emanating from Kilauea lava tunnels on the eastern side of the Big Island.