Civil Air Patrol flight over Mauna Loa Summit

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Detailed Description

Aerial view of Mauna Loa's summit caldera, Moku‘āweoweo, captured by Civil Air Patrol on Sunday, October 20, 2019. Lua Poholo is the name of the pit crater in the bottom left corner of the image. Cones that formed during the 1940 and 1949 eruptions of Mauna Loa are visible in the background, as well fissures that extend through the center of the caldera. These fissures formed during the most recent eruption of Mauna Loa, in 1984.


Image Dimensions: 3024 x 3024

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