Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - August 19, 2019

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Kīlauea summit


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This view of the collapse crater at the summit of Kīlauea is from the Keanakāko‘i overlook area in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. In the distance, Mauna Loa, a textbook example of a shield volcano, looms above Kīlauea. USGS photo, 08-19-2019. 

(Credit: USGS. Public domain.)

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A closer view of the steep crater walls in Halema‘uma‘u, with visible scars from rock falls and rockslides. A section of Hawai‘i Volcano National Park's Crater Rim Drive that dropped into the crater during the 2018 summit collapse events can be seen in the lower left corner of the photo. USGS photo, 08-19-2019.

(Credit: USGS . Public domain.)