Kilauea Lava Fountain (image) University of Hawaii ‑ SOEST Caption A 300-m-high fountain during episode 8 of the 1959 Kilauea Iki eruption from close to the Byron Ledge overlook. 7 am (HST) on 11 December 1959. Credit Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, U.S. Geological Survey Usage Restrictions Photo may be used with appropriate caption and credit. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.