Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - June 1, 2011

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A near-vertical look inside the vent cavity of the Halema‘uma‘u Overlook vent. Overflows from the lava pond in Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō and numerous spattering sources.

A near-vertical look inside the vent cavity of the Halema‘uma‘u Overlook vent

A near-vertical look inside the vent cavity of the Halema‘uma‘u Ove...

A near-vertical look at a lava cascade inside the vent cavity of the Halema‘uma‘u Overlook vent.

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Overflows from the lava pond in Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō and numerous spattering sources

Overflows from the lava pond in Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō and numerous spattering s...

Overflows from the lava pond in Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō have nearly leveled the crater floor with the perched pond. The floor of the crater is now 39 m (128 ft) below the east rim.

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Numerous spattering sources were active on the east end of the pond...

Numerous spattering sources were active on the east end of the pond, causing pond level fluctuations throughout the day.

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