Photo and Video Chronology - Kīlauea - September 10, 2016

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Halema‘uma‘u lava lake exceptionally high

 

Halema‘uma‘u lava lake exceptionally high...

Kīlauea's summit lava lake rose to within about 5 m (16 ft) of the floor of Halema‘uma‘u Crater this morning, before dropping back down slightly with the onset of spattering. This view, taken from the east edge of Halema‘uma‘u, shows spattering at the south corner of the lava lake.

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Zoomed in view of the spattering at the south edge of the lava lake...

Zoomed in view of the spattering at the south edge of the lava lake. Note the black high-lava mark from this morning on the wall just behind the spattering.

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View of Kīlauea's summit lava lake from the north rim of Halema‘uma...

View of Kīlauea's summit lava lake from the north rim of Halema‘uma‘u.

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Movie showing lava lake spattering...

Movie showing spattering near the south edge of Kīlauea's summit lava lake in Halema‘uma‘u.

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