A nighttime lava flow at Kilauea on Hawaii's Big Island. (Photo: Paul Bica/Flickr)
Volcanoes can be violent and destructive, but they're also capable of surprisingly subtle beauty. This is often seen in slow, gurgling lava flows, which lack the gas-powered pop of more explosive magma.
To shed light on volcanoes' softer side, we've compiled a few videos that convey the art of molten rock. Several of the videos below were filmed in Hawaii, which is known for the low gas content of its lava, but they also include hotspots like Guatemala and Vanuatu, some of which are less subtle than others.
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