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Source: Hawai'i Volcanoes National ParkHawai`i Volcanoes National Park and Whiskeytown fire crews assess the vegetation and terrain near the lava outbreak of June 18 and 19, 2007. They walk carefully on shelly pahoehoe lava.Download 894 KB
Source: Point Reyes National SeashoreSteep Terrain: Steep slopes create challenges for firefighting. With faster moving flames, and narrow canyons, they may be too unsafe for a crew to go. Topography along with weather and fuels are the critical elements of fire behavior.