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Crater of Pu`u `O`o

Detailed Description

West view of crater of Pu`u `O`o, showing new fill of lava erupted in past couple of weeks. The new lava is mostly crusted over. Small incandescent vents are visible near the east and southeast ends of the crater. The eastern vent is the spatter cone at the East Pond Vent (see image on March 8).

Sources/Usage

Public Domain.