"Dimples" in the Pele's hair that has accumulated on the rim of Hal...

"Dimples" in the Pele's hair that has accumulated on the rim of Hal...

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"Dimples" in the Pele's hair that has accumulated on the rim of Halema‘uma‘u are evidence of ballistic impacts during today's rockfall-triggered explosion in Kīlauea Volcano's summit lava lake. Spatter (fragments of molten lava) blasted from the lava lake landed all around HVO's thermal camera (HTcam) that monitors lake activity. Fortunately, the camera escaped damage, so thermal images of the lava lake can still be viewed on HVO's webcam page (https://volcanoes.usgs.gov/hvo/webcam.html?webcam=HTcam).

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