GoPro Accidentally Left In Path of Lava and Incredible Footage Survives

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As reported by National Geographic, Erik Storm, owner and guide of Klauea EcoGuides, had a major whoops moment that led to something quite spectacular.

While leading a tour of the Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park back in 2016, Storm placed his GoPro HERO4 Black camera in a crevice as he spoke to his tour group. Then something happened.

Related: This Fisherman Caught a Lost GoPro and Posted Amazing Footage

That "something" was his high-tech camera bursting into flames as it was engulfed by flowing lava. It was totally destroyed...or was it? After the lava cooled, Storm hacked the GoPro out of . The device itself was indeed roasted, but the footage survived. Check it out in the incredible video above.

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