December 31, 2020—Kīlauea summit eruption contour map

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December 31, 2020—Kīlauea summit eruption contour map showing lava lake level and elevations of features within the caldera

Color map of volcano

This map of Halema‘uma‘u at the summit of Kīlauea shows 20 m (66 ft) contour lines (dark gray) that mark locations of equal elevation above sea level (asl). The map shows that the lava lake (approximate area marked in red) has filled 184 m (603 ft) of Halema‘uma‘u since the eruption began at approximately 9:30 p.m. HST on December 20, 2020. USGS map. 

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