NATURE “Kilauea: Mountain of Fire”

NATURE “Kilauea: Mountain of Fire”

Wed, 10/03/2012 - 8:00pm
Kilauea, on Hawaii’s Big Island, is the world’s most active volcano.

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Hawaii’s explosive power is reawakening.

Kilauea, on Hawaii’s Big Island, is one of the world’s most active volcanoes. Perhaps 100,000 years old, it is today generating some of the largest explosions experts have ever witnessed. Red-hot molten lava shooting into the air 1,000 feet or more is one of nature’s greatest displays of power. It is also part of an age-old process that creates even as it destroys. NATURE “Kilauea: Mountain of Fire” airs Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 8 p.m. on WXXI-TV/HD (DT 21.1/cable 1011 and 11). Academy Award-winning actor F. Murray Abraham narrates.