2014: The Year in Volcanic Activity - In Focus - The Atlantic Lava flow from the Kilauea Volcano passes through a fence to the Pahoa transfer station in Pahoa, Hawaii, on November 16, 2014. (AP Photo/U.S. Geological Survey)
2014: The Year in Volcanic Activity - In Focus - The Atlantic In this September 1, 2014 photo, fluid lava streams from the June 27 lava flow from the Kilauea volcano in Pahoa, Hawaii. The June 27 lava flow is named for the date it began erupting from a new vent. The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory issued warnings to Pahoa, in the path of a lava flow on Hawaii's Big Island, as the molten rock moved to within a mile of homes.
2014: The Year in Volcanic Activity - In Focus - The Atlantic This long exposure photograph taken before dawn on October 14, 2014 shows sparks of lightning, scorching lava flow and giant ash clouds released from the crater during the eruption of Mount Sinabung on Sumatra island. (Sutanta Aditya/AFP/Getty Images)
2014: The Year in Volcanic Activity - In Focus - The Atlantic Two boys wear plastic bags to cover their face from ash following a further eruption of Mount Sinabung on January 4, 2014 in Karo District, North Sumatra. (Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images)