Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - March 6, 2018

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Clear views of Halema‘uma‘u lava lake and spattering
 

 

Clear views of Halema‘uma‘u lava lake and spattering...

Within Kīlauea Volcano's summit lava lake, vigorous spattering was occurring on the southern margin where a ledge of solidified lava has built out from the vent wall. The vigorous spattering site was active in an indentation in the ledge.

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Another ledge along the eastern margin has been building out from t...

Another ledge along the eastern margin has been building out from the vent wall, showing the recent high lava lake level mark (new black lava).

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A photo of the ledge that is building on Halema‘uma‘u lava lake's s...

A photo of the ledge that is building on Halema‘uma‘u lava lake's southern ledge. Small collapses of the unstable ledge are also common.

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