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December 8, 2022 — Mauna Loa Fissure 3 and Lava Channel

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Aerial image of the Northeast Rift Zone of Mauna Loa on December 8, 2022. The fissure 3 lava fountain is visible in the distance, and the lava channel issuing from it in a northeast direction dominates the foreground. USGS image by T. Orr. 


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