Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - April 30, 2015

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Summit lava lake level remains high

Summit lava lake level remains high...

Following several episodes of lava overflowing onto the floor of Halema‘uma‘u Crater, the lava lake level remains high, and close to the rim of the Overlook crater. This photograph was taken from the southern rim of Halema‘uma‘u Crater, where a time-lapse camera keeps watch on the lava lake and overflow activity. The recent overflows are visible in the center of the photograph. HVO and Jaggar Museum are on the high point on the skyline near the top-center portion of the photograph. Mauna Loa is in the upper left portion of the photograph.

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