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December 8, 2022 — Mauna Loa Fissure 3 Lava Fountain

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Aerial image of fissure 3 erupting on the Northeast Rift Zone of Mauna Loa on December 8, 2022. Lava fountain heights were very variable on December 8; the fountains were jet like, sometimes spraying at an angle just off vertical (as shown in this photo). USGS image by T. Orr. 


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