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Cooling lava in Kīlauea Volcano's lower East Rift Zone continues to pose ha

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View from the bank of the cooling lava channel near the Leilani Estates subdivision. The height difference between the channel (right) and upper bank (left) is about 8 m (26 ft). Although lava is not flowing from fissure 8, the lava flow field includes large areas of still-hot, rugged, and unstable lava surfaces.


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