Sand bar forming near Pohoiki boat ramp

A sand bar and beach made up of volcanic fragments is forming around the Pohoiki boat ramp. Courtesy of USGS.
Two ponds of lava are seen inside fissure 8 within Leilani Estates on Saturday. Courtesy of USGS.

The Pohoiki boat ramp remains untouched by lava, but black sand and other volcanic fragments have created a sand bar and beach at the site.