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December 4, 2022 — Scientist Monitoring Mauna Loa Fissure 3 Eruption

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Hawaiian Volcano Observatory Scientists are monitoring the eruption of fissure 3 on the Northeast Rift Zone of Mauna Loa. In the field, scientists relay geospatial information on the lava flow front location, document fissure 3 lava fountain and lava channel dynamics, and deploy new instrumentation to help monitor the eruption remotely. USGS image by L. Desmither. 


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