New Land in Hawaii – level 3
Kilauea volcano on the Island of Hawaiʻi, the biggest of the Hawaiian Islands, explosively erupted this May and has been a serious threat ever since. People say that there is no way to tell when the eruption will end.
As the lava moved towards the Kapoho Bay, Hawaii’s largest freshwater lake vaporised in a matter of hours. The lava flow is still active and leaves behind a jagged landscape.
Nearly a mile of new land formed when the mass of lava came into contact with the ocean. Any new land masses that form in the national park belong to the state.
Difficult words: vaporise (turn into vapour/steam – water which is gas), jagged (spiky, rough, sharp).
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