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April 20, 2021 — Kīlauea lava lake and island

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A telephoto view of the northwestern point of the main island within Halema‘uma‘u crater, at Kīlauea summit. A rockfall scar (center left) remains after a small collapse of the island was observed by field geologists around 12:43 p.m. HST on April 20, 2021. A sliver of the active lava lake surface is visible at the bottom of this photo. USGS photo taken from the west rim of Halema‘uma‘u by L. DeSmither.


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