New USGS geonarrative describes Kīlauea Volcano's 2018 events

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A new USGS geonarrative provides a brief overview of recent Kīlauea eruptions, highlighting the circumstances leading up to and summarizing the 2018 events.

In 2018, Kīlauea experienced its largest lower East Rift Zone eruption and summit collapse in at least 200 years. This new USGS geonarrative provides a brief overview of recent Kīlauea eruptions, highlighting the circumstances leading up to and summarizing the 2018 events. It can be viewed on any device, but on a smart phone, it is best displayed in landscape mode. See the geonarrative at https://wim.usgs.gov/geonarrative/kilauea2018/.

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Date published: September 26, 2019

Kīlauea 2018 - lower East Rift Zone eruption and summit-collapse events

This geonarrative summarizes Kīlauea’s 2018 events, highlighting the historical context and contributions to science.