A CAMERA has captured the second it was utterly swallowed by molten lava and has miraculously come out nonetheless working.
Tour information Erik Storm forgot to retrieve his GoPro after inserting it down a crevice in a volcano as he was displaying a bunch across the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. He was certain that it could be nothing greater than a melted piece of plastic.
He broke by the lava after it had stopped flowing and cooled down into rock type and to his shock discovered that the gadget was nonetheless working and had captured each second it was consumed by the molten rock.
“I used a geology rock hammer to pull it out of the lava and thought it was a total loss,” Mr Storm advised images weblog Peta Pixel.
The mesmerising footage exhibits the lava slowly making its manner in direction of the digicam earlier than absolutely engulfing the gadget in flames.
GoPros are sometimes marketed as indestructible however being submersed in flowing lava at a temperature of greater than 1000 levels Celsius and popping out comparatively unscathed is subsequent stage sturdiness.
Mr Storm confirmed that the digicam was nonetheless working after the occasion, albeit not in addition to earlier than however the truth that it even nonetheless resembled a GoPro was spectacular, not to mention having recorded and saved all of the footage.
“The camera even still worked although not as well as it did before,” he stated.
“Truly amazing it survived.”
Originally revealed as What it’s prefer to be swallowed by lava