Ash rises above Halema‘uma‘u within Kīlauea's summit caldera

Ash rises above Halema‘uma‘u within Kīlauea's summit caldera

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Ash rises above Halema‘uma‘u within Kīlauea's summit caldera in this May 27, 2018, telephoto image from near Volcano House Hotel in Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park. By the time Kīlauea's summit collapse events ended on August 2, Halema‘uma‘u was 2.5 km (1.5 mi) wide and 500 m (1600 ft) deep; prior to the 2018 collapses, it was about 1 km (0.5 mi) wide and 85 m (about 280 ft) deep. A segment of a long-closed Park trail is visible winding across the caldera floor (lower left).

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Image Dimensions: 5184 x 3888

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Location Taken: US