Pahoehoe, meaning "smooth, unbroken lava" in Hawaiian, is basaltic lava that has a smooth, billowy, undulating, or ropy surface. These surface features are due to the movement of very fluid lava under a congealing surface crust. Here, at the Kīlauea volcano, Hawaii, United States.
In late July 2013, numerous wildfires burned through boreal forests in northern Canada. On July 29 and 30, 2013, the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua and Terra satellites acquired these images of a large smoke plume spreading south over the Hudson Bay.
Axel is a Sigurdarson Icelandic photographer has produced a magnificent series of his home country. "From Above" consists of aerial photographs that highlight the richness of forms and colors of landscapes.