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December 7, 2022 — Mauna Loa Fissure 3 Lava Channel

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View of the fissure 3 lava channel looking upslope during a morning overflight of the Mauna Loa Northeast Rift Eruption on December 7, 2022. The eruption vent was emitting a strong plume of volcanic gas, visible in the background of the image. USGS Photo by K. Lynn.


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