Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - October 19, 2012

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The Halema‘uma‘u lava lake reaches to within 38 m of crater floor. 
 

The Halema‘uma‘u lava lake reaches to within 38 m of crater floor

The Halema‘uma‘u lava lake reaches to within 38 m of crater floor...

The lava lake in the 'overlook' vent in Halema‘uma‘u reached to within 38 m of the crater floor, filling the entire bottom of the vent.

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Halema‘uma‘u lava lake views

A rebound splash from a small impacting rock jets several meters ab...

A rebound splash from a small impacting rock jets several meters above the lake surface.

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Halema‘uma‘u lava lake views...

Dust from a small rockfall coats a small section of the lava lake surface and wafts above the rockfall's impact scar.

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