Photo and Video Chronology – Kīlauea – November 4, 2020

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Kīlauea summit water lake changes over the past year

 

Animated GIF showing rise of crater lake

ANIMATED GIF: The KWcam webcam has been imaging the Kīlauea summit water lake for just over a year now, tracking visual changes in the lake including water level and color. This animated image file (GIF) includes a series of webcam images in a continuous loop showing the changes in the lake between November 1, 2019 and October 30, 2020, using approximately one image per week. In the first image in this GIF the lake is at a depth of approximately 14 m (46 ft), compared to the last image where the lake is approximately 47 m (154 ft) deep. USGS GIF by L. DeSmither.

(Public domain.)

Animated GIF showing rise of crater lake

ANNIMATED GIF: This animated image file (GIF) of the Kīlauea summit water lake is a cropped version of the file above, showing a close-up view of the lake. It includes a series of KWcam webcam images in a continuous loop showing the changes in the lake between November 1, 2019 and October 30, 2020, using approximately one image per week. USGS GIF by L. DeSmither.

(Public domain.)