Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - April 21, 2018

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High summit lava lake close to the rim

 

High summit lava lake close to the rim...

The slowly rising lava lake at Kīlauea's summit was very close to the rim of the Overlook crater, and floor of Halema‘uma‘u Crater. This afternoon the lake was roughly 6 m (20 feet) from the rim. This photo was taken from the Jaggar Museum overlook, which had superb views tonight.

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A view of the lake this afternoon from the Halema‘uma‘u Crater rim,...

A view of the lake this afternoon from the Halema‘uma‘u Crater rim, which remains closed to the public due to ongoing volcanic hazards. Jaggar Museum and HVO are on the skyline in the upper left.

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